The Impact of 3D Printing on the Medical Device Industry

In January of 2017, Dr. Julielynn Wong, founder of 3D4MD, used Made In Space‘s Additive Manufacturing Facility (AMF) aboard the International Space Station to 3D print a finger splint for the…

Made In Space’s Additive Manufacturing Facility Celebrates First Anniversary Among the Stars

How time flies. It’s hard to believe, but it’s been an entire year since Made In Space launched its Additive Manufacturing Facility to the International Space Station. Yet while it seems as…

On International Women’s Day, Here’s a Look at Five Influential Women in 3D Printing

Any woman working in the tech field can tell you stories about the challenges that arise from working in an industry that is still largely a boys’ club. The ongoing…

Astronauts 3D Print the First Medical Supplies in Space, Which Can Also Teach Us More About Healthcare on Earth

Earlier this month, we told you about Dr. Julielynn Wong, a medical doctor, scientist, and the founder of social enterprise 3D4MD, and her ongoing project to 3D print medical tools in…

Astronauts Aboard the ISS Will 3D Print Medical Tools in Space for the First Time, Thanks to Dr. Wong and 3D4MD

3D printing made history back in 2014 when the first 3D printer in space, the Made In Space Zero-G 3D printer, was sent up to the International Space Station. One of the…

On the 30th Anniversary of the Challenger Disaster, Four Women in Science Honor the Legacy of the Crew

Thirty years ago today, the Space Shuttle Challenger lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida. 73 seconds later, it broke apart in midair, leading to the deaths of all seven of…

Save Lives and Win Some Cash by Taking the “Oxygen Valve Splitter Challenge”

When doctors are trying to provide medical care in low-resource settings, the patient with atypical medical needs is probably going to be the one who suffers, and unfortunately there simply isn’t…

Solar Powered 3D Printers Create Customized Medical Devices in Remote Regions

In July 2014 we reported on the innovative work of Toronto, Canada-based Dr. Julielynn Wong, the Harvard-educated physician who, along with other researchers, conducted a study of the feasibility of…


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