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A low-cost, 3D-printed transhumeral prosthesis

Reading Time: 2 minutes A low-cost, 3D-printed transhumeral prosthesis Arduino Team — September 13th, 2019 To help a patient in his country with a congenital limb deficiency, Buzi Nguyen has designed a 3D-printed transhumeral—above the elbow—prosthesis prototype. The device features 10 degrees of freedom, including independent control of four fingers and a thumb, along with movement capabilities for the […]

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A low-cost, 3D-printed transhumeral prosthesis

Reading Time: 2 minutes A low-cost, 3D-printed transhumeral prosthesis Arduino Team — September 13th, 2019 To help a patient in his country with a congenital limb deficiency, Buzi Nguyen has designed a 3D-printed transhumeral—above the elbow—prosthesis prototype. The device features 10 degrees of freedom, including independent control of four fingers and a thumb, along with movement capabilities for the […]

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Doctor Drives to Sierra Leone with Ultimaker 3D Printer to Make Prosthetics for Children

Reading Time: 3 minutes Doctor Lars Brouwers is driving from the Netherlands to Sierra Leone with an Ultimaker 3D printer to teach locals how to print limb prosthetics for children.  With a friend by his side, Brouwers set off on the ultimate road trip. The Dutch doctor is currently en route to the Innovate Salone program in Freetown, Sierra Leone. […]

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5-Year-Old Star Wars Fan Receives 3D Printed Stormtrooper Prosthetic

Reading Time: 3 minutes Five-year-old Jacob Taggart is a huge Star Wars fan with a physical disability. For Christmas, the MORE Foundation gifted him with a 3D printed prosthetic arm inspired by the Stormtrooper outfit. Over the last couple of weeks, millions and millions of people have poured into their local theatre to see Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the […]