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How 3-D printed prosthetic limbs are helping one hospital treat Syrian war refugees
How 3-D printed prosthetic limbs are helping one hospital treat Syrian war refugees
A hospital in Jordan is trialing the use of 3-D-printed prosthetic limbs to treat refugees injured in the ongoing war in Syria. The technology allows an artificial limb to be designed and built within 24 hours, and at a fraction of the cost of conventi...
3-D printing: The future of manufacturing and maintenance
3-D printing: The future of manufacturing and maintenance
Power plants are complex systems with countless moving parts, and in turn, countless opportunities for things to go wrong.
3-D printing with living cells could revolutionize tissue engineering
3-D printing with living cells could revolutionize tissue engineering
Researchers at the University of Twente in the Netherlands have used a technique called 'in-air microfluidics' to 3-D print structures that contain living cells. The work, which was published in Science Advances, allows the rapid production of 'micro b...
3-D printing process for electronic touch sensory devices developed
3-D printing process for electronic touch sensory devices developed
The multi-material, multiscale and multifunctional process has the potential to open opportunities in applications such as health monitoring, medical devices, orthotics and flexible electronics.