UK Engineers 3D Print  Bionic Hand in 10 Hours

UK Engineers 3D Print Bionic Hand in 10 Hours

Using 3D printing to create prosthetics is nothing new. We’ve written about Open Bionics’ low-cost 3d printed bionic arms, the U.K. National Health Service’s program for free 3D printed prosthetic hands, and more. These tend to be mechanical devices,...
3D-Printed Living Skin with Blood Vessels [video]

3D-Printed Living Skin with Blood Vessels [video]

Advances in 3D printing technology play significant roles in medical development. Because 3D-printed custom prosthetics are significantly less expensive and faster to fabricate than conventional aids, for example, more families can afford to replace prosthetics for...
3D-Printed Models Help Surgeons Plan

3D-Printed Models Help Surgeons Plan

In the summer of 1985, Alfred Poor and I tested and reviewed the first HP LaserJet printer for the IBM PC. I’m sure neither of us suspected that 34 years later – or ever – we’d write about HP printers turning out 3D color renderings of human...