Prosthetics

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Open Bionics Begins World First Bionic Hand Trial in Bristol

Open Bionics trial of 3D printed bionic hands for children begins in Bristol, UK this week and could result in NHS offering better designs.

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Open Bionics Samantha Payne Helps Disabled Kids Become Superheroes

We talk to Open Bionics co-founder Samantha Payne about 3D printed prosthetics, turning kids into superheroes, and the value of open source.

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Animal Avengers 3D Print Prosthetic for Zeus the Whippet Puppy

The Animal Avengers have fitted puppy, Zeus, with a 3D printed "ballet shoe" to help him walk properly after his foot was chewed off.

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Victoria Hand Project in Google.org Impact Challenge

The Victoria Hand Project (VHP) is up for the chance of winning $750,000 from the Google.org Impact Challenge. You can help out by voting.

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Schoolkids Help Purps the Penguin Walk Again with 3D Printing

This gang of schoolkids have designed a 3D printed prosthetic boot for Purps the penguin. What have you achieved today?

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Open Bionics making 3D Printed Deus Ex Prosthetics

Next year you'll be able to 3D print your own Deus Ex prosthetics, thanks to an exciting collaboration between Square Enix and Open Bionics.

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Soft Robotics Hand Improves Robot-Human Interactions

A student from the Delft University of Technology developed a 3D printed soft robotics hand that can shake hands with people.

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3D Printed Prosthetic
Vincent the Cat Can Walk Thanks to 3D Printing

We've seen 3D printed carts, wagons and crutches for disabled animals, but now prosthetics are being developed to further the help we can give to these pets in need!

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3D Printing Helps our Pets and Friends

What do Turboroo, Buttercup and Cleopatra have in common? These pets all have 3D printed prosthetics, which help them lead a better life.

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Syrian Man Gets 3D Printed Jaw From Israeli Doctors

23 year old Syrian Mohammed lost his jaw when he was hit by a projectile in Syrian civil war. Doctors at the Haifa Rambam Hospital replaced his shattered jaw by a 3D-printed Titanium prosthesis.

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