Stories about progress in medicine through 3d printing
If you've ever broken your hand, you'll know of the pain of wearing an uncomfortable wrist brace. 3D printing to the rescue!
Is bioprinting more than a buzzword for tech enthusiasts and investors? Abd what’s the status on 3D printing organs? Here’s an overview on one of the most 'human' 3D printing use cases.
Living in a big city, with concrete on all sides? Cultivate a bit of green on your windowsill with our guide to 3D printed hydroponics.
The first-ever 3D printed thyroid gland could improve and save thousand’s lives. It could be a major breakthrough in medical research.
Researchers from Boston University and TU Delft are using 3D printing and infrared technology to create comfortable, custom orthopaedic casts.
Disaster Hack is a non-profit startup which is 3D printing and delivering prosthetics to people who need them in Kathmandu, Nepal.
There is no denying that 3D printing is making our lives easier, below are some of the best inventions which can help you out on a daily basis either in a big or small way.
DIY Bioprinting is a great, cost-effective way for smaller labs get started in Biotech. Here’s an overview of what’s happening in the open source 3D bioprinting scene.
Dr. Tarek Loubani developed a 3D printed stethoscope which can be made using recycled plastic in 3 hours for just $3. The device is especially useful in low-income countries which have little access to diagnostic tools.
When Matej Vlašič was told that his son, Nik, who is afflicted with cerebral palsy, may never sit up, he began looking for a way to give him the best life possible regardless. With a little help from 3D printing and physical therapy, Nik can now not only sit up but also walk, cycle and dance. Vlašič has now set up aNImaKe, a company to help other parents in a similar situation.
Researchers at the University of Buffalo have invented 3D printed dentures which can be used to deliver drugs among those highly susceptible to infection, such as the elderly, hospitalized or disabled patients.
The collaboration of 3D Systems and Stryker allows surgeons access to 3D printing and medical imaging technologies to help develop patient-specific procedures.
College students in Cleveland, Ohio have designed and 3D printed assistive devices for disabled veterans according to their desires.
Using a Raspberry Pi and 3D printing, a pair of German teenagers have developed a low-cost, eye-controlled wheelchair. And it's open source.
WASP, the Italian 3D printer manufacturer, is donating and setting up a laboratory for 3D printing artificial limbs at the University of Damascus, Syria. Engineering graduate students will then print prosthetics for those in need.
Potent Rope is an edible cannabis filament which can be made using a regular desktop 3D printer, but beware of contamination before munching.