Hanna is a freelance journalist and writer from a dead-end county in deepest England who has come to Berlin to seek her fortune and write about the future (see:3D printing). Avid internet enthusiast and night owl.
Aether, the startup offering AI-enhanced 3D bioprinting, is developing a new approach to 3D printing nanotechnology by collaborating with University College London (UCL) and Loughborough University researchers.
Carbon, a Silicon Valley 3D printing startup, is collaborating with Dentsply Sirona, a professional dental products and technologies manufacturer, to bring a premium 3D-printed denture material system to market.
Startup Techshot partnered with NASA to try and develop a bioprinter that will one day 3D print organs at the International Space Station.
YouTuber and maker Thomas Sanladerer turned a two-year-old Printrbot Play into an off-the-grid printer, which can print for six hours in the harshest of conditions. You can follow his video instructions to make your own.
The US Air Force 574th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron installed a 3D printed metal part on an operational F-22 fighter aircraft. The technology will make a significant difference in speeding up the replacement of damaged parts.
Paperchase has partnered up with the London-based 3D printing startup Batch.works to develop a collection of biodegradable stationery, including 3D printed ballpoint pens and pen pots.
Scientists from the University of Sheffield and Imperial College London created a new family of meta-crystal materials, which are stronger and more durable.
The New Raw, a research & design studio, launched a Zero Waste Lab in Thessaloniki, Greece, where residents can recycle plastic garbage into colourful 3D printed urban furniture.
Weber Beamix and BAM Infra opened the first 3D concrete printing facility in Europe. The venture, based in Eindhoven, Netherlands, aims to increase printing efficiency. They've already lined up a slew of jobs, like the Milestone Project residential homes.
SOLIDWORKS, a developer of 3D CAD design software, offers an ecosystem of apps aimed at kids to encourage their creativity and spark an interest in STEM early.
The footwear brand Ica & Kostika used 3D printing to create an exciting range of shoes called the Exobiology collection. Although they appear to prioritize fashion over comfort, 3D printing provides wearers with a close fit to their natural foot shape.
A 3D-printed footbridge—the first of its kind in China— spanning 15 meters over a small lake was recently unveiled in Shanghai. Coin Robotic and Shanghai Machinery Construction Group created the printer and Polymaker provided the plastic.
Robert Noyes, a 3-year-old from Utah, was born without half of his left arm. A family friend created an affordable prosthetic for the boy using a 3D printer — and changed his life for the better.
Johnson & Johnson is launching what it's calling the most personalized skincare product ever at the Consumer Electronics Showcase (CES) in Las Vegas. Neutrogena MaskiD is a 3D printed sheet mask which is powered by a wearer's data.
Doctors in Bulgaria created a 3D printed rib for a patient who's own rib had to be removed due to a congenital disease. This use of additive manufacturing is a first, but not the last, for the country.
Scientists at the University of Girona in Spain have reached an important milestone in triple-negative breast cancer research by successfully using 3D printing to isolate aggressive breast cancer stem cells.
A Japanese mathematical scientist at Meiji University used Cytosurge's FluidFM 3D printing technology to create "Impossible Objects", which trick the mind, as small as the size of a red blood cell.