UK Students Design and Build Inexpensive 3D Printed Robotic Prosthetic Hand

According to the National Health Service (NHS), about 6,000 major limb amputations are carried out in the UK each year. Functional prosthetics can help, but they tend to be costly,…

BRL Team to Create Biomimetic Forebrain for 3D Printed Robotic Hand

Individuals—and different cultures—worldwide have varying perceptions of how robots should look, and what they should do. Dating back to the first popular science fiction books and movies, our fascination with…

High School Senior Develops 3D Printed Biomimetic Robotic Prosthetic Hand

While I never participated, I remember students in my high school’s more advanced science classes working together for the egg drop challenge, where teams built a container that would hold the egg…

exiii Offers Lineup of Affordable 3D Printed Robotic Prosthetics, Including Open-Source HACKberry

As the world of 3D printing technology evolves faster than most can keep up with, the impacts it offers to humans in need are powerful, life-changing, and deeply inspiring. The days…

8-Year-Old Fire Survivor Safyre Terry Receives 3D Printed Robotic Hand Thanks to UAlbany Students & Faculty

If you’ve had any access to social media over the holiday season, you are probably familiar with the story of Safyre Terry of Schenectady, NY–a young girl who at the…

High School Student 3D Prints Voice-Controlled Robotic Arm

Irvine High School student Nilay Mehta knew that he wanted to work with prosthetics when he started his science fair project. When he began researching the field, he was struck…

Open Bionics Continues to Evolve with Biomimetic 3D Printed Robotic Hand, Up for Two Tech4Good Awards

As has been the case for decades now, bionics for many of us still connote futuristic superhero magic on par with iconic 70s characters Steve Austin and Jaime Sommers. Offering…

‘2015 Triennial: Surround Audience’ Exhibit Features Artists Not Afraid of 3D Printing & Contemporary Technology

An edgy exhibit at New York City’s New Museum truly has a realistic idea of what’s going on in contemporary art and design today — as they make a statement about…

Yale OpenHand Aims to Create a Simplified Design to Spur Innovation for 3D Printed Robotic Hands

There have been a few notable projects intent on developing affordable and open-source robotic hands, but when Yale University takes on the problem, you can expect some startling results and…

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