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Hanna Watkin

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.

By Hanna Watkin

Sep 12, 2017
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Please DO Touch
3D Printed Tactography For Blind People to Explore Photography

Changing exhibition rules, Gabriel Bonfim encourages visitors to touch his Tactography prints, allowing the blind to experience his artwork. 

Sep 11, 2017
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Shin-y and New
Australian Dad Has World’s First 3D Printed Shinbone Transplant

An Australian man is the world first to receive a 3D printed shinbone after developing a bone infection days after his son was born.

Sep 10, 2017
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Halloween Comes Early
3D Printed Mask Changes Color According to How You’re Feeling

Students from London's Bartlett School of Architecture developed a 3D printed mask which can change color depending on your facial expression.

Sep 8, 2017
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DIY Disc Shooter!
YouTuber Creates 3D Printed Homemade Disc Shooter

Would you like to make your own 3D printed disc shooter? By following YouTuber Austiwawa's latest project, you may soon be able to.

Sep 7, 2017
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Unique Meeting Space
Formlabs 3D Prints Pavilion Structure for FUSE 2017 Conference

Using SLS 3D printing, Formlabs created a 3D printed pavilion structure that served as a meeting space at the FUSE 2017 conference.

Sep 6, 2017
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Beak in Black
Karl the Hornbill Receives a New 3D Printed Beak Prosthetic

Hornbill, Karl, received a 3D printed prosthetic beak after staff at Smithsonian's National Zoo noticed he was struggling to eat.

Sep 5, 2017
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Trees Made of Paper?
Artist Ironically Scans Tasmanian Eucalyptus Tree and 3D Prints it in Paper

An artist and associate professor is 3D scanning and printing a Tasmania Eucalypt tree using paper to make a point about the state's forest industry.

Sep 4, 2017
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Smartphone Scanning
Sony Xperia XZI Smartphone Will Include “3D Creator” Scanning App

Sony is launching the Xperia XZI smartphone, which includes a 3D scanning app called 3D Creator that allows you to capture reality in 3D.

Sep 4, 2017
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Elbow Grease
LimbForge Develops and Tests Advanced 3D Printed Prosthetic Elbow

The prosthetics company LimbForge is developing and testing an advanced 3D printed elbow prosthetic with the help of experts and patients.

Aug 31, 2017
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3D Slam Dunk
PEAK Launches the World’s First 3D Basketball Boot, Tested by Dwight Howard

Sports brand, PEAK, has developed the world's first 3D printed basketball boot, worn and tested by basketball player, Dwight Howard.

Aug 31, 2017
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Wheels on the Bus
Local Motors Create Autonomous Bus with Help From MakerBot

Local Motors is an automotive company which developed a talking, autonomous bus with help from MakerBot desktop 3D printers.

Aug 30, 2017
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Early Detection Made Easy
3D Printed BiliScreen Detects Liver and Pancreatic Disorders

BiliScreen is an app and 3D printed device that takes pictures of the eye to measure jaundice and help early detection of pancreatic cancer.

Aug 29, 2017
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Print-a-Bot
Peek Behind the Curtain at PLENGoer Robotics’ Futuristic Factory

High schoolers joined SD Mines’ Research and Engineering Apprenticeship summer program to make 3D printed rocket propellant. How do you remember your childhood summers? Perhaps there were a lot of trips to the local pool and long, relaxing days in the sun. It’s unlikely many of us spent hours in laboratories, laboring over 3D printers […]

Aug 28, 2017
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Better Community Projects
British Makerspace Builds £1,000 Full-Body 3D Scanner with 27 Raspberry Pi

High schoolers joined SD Mines’ Research and Engineering Apprenticeship summer program to make 3D printed rocket propellant. How do you remember your childhood summers? Perhaps there were a lot of trips to the local pool and long, relaxing days in the sun. It’s unlikely many of us spent hours in laboratories, laboring over 3D printers […]

Aug 25, 2017
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Space Camp
High School Students Make 3D Printed Rocket Propellant

High schoolers joined SD Mines' Research and Engineering Apprenticeship summer program to make 3D printed rocket propellant.