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UNO Researchers Looking for Study Participants to Test 3D Printed Prosthetic Arms

It’s necessary to perform studies on medical devices, 3D printed or otherwise, to make sure they’re working the way they’re supposed to be. Some examples we’ve heard about include: a…

Enabling the Future 3D Printing Challenge: Win an Ultimaker 2+ 3D Printer

 “There is no end to how many ways you can practice Random Acts of Kindness by using your 3D printer to help someone else.” “Think local. Think global.” – Jen…

Happy Anniversary e-NABLE: Eight Years of Helping Others via 3D Printing

It’s hard to believe eight whole years have passed since e-NABLE and a long and varied list of 3D printed prosthetics were created; however, it is also difficult now to…

3D Printed Prosthetics Organization e-NABLE Holding Enablecon 2019 in Maryland

The very first e-NABLE Community Conference, or Enablecon, was held back in 2014, and the annual event has just continued to get bigger since then. We’ve learned that the Enable…

WASP, AMAR, Arche3D Come Together in Damascus to 3D Print Prosthetics

The development team at WASP has been going in a different direction lately, and an inspiring one too. In helping Syrian cardiologist Jean Bassmaji (founder of AMAR, an association created…

Enabling the Future: 3D Printed Frog Arm Prosthetic for Epilepsy Patients

While there is always the question of whether life imitates art, or vice versa, science and innovation today often imitate nature—and we humans seem to be getting better at it….

3D Printing in Africa: 3D Printing in Ghana

3D printing in Ghana can be considered to be in transition from the early to middle stage of development. This is in comparison with other active countries such as South…

3D Printed Prosthetics, Surgical Planning, and Modeling at AMS 2019

The second annual Additive Manufacturing Strategies (AMS) summit, “The Future of 3D Printing in Medicine and Dentistry,” was co-hosted by 3DPrint.com and SmarTech Markets Publishing and held in Boston just two short weeks ago….

Halifax e-NABLE Branch Recycling Plastic Weed Container Lids into 3D Printed Prosthetic Limbs

Last year, Halifax resident Jacob Boudreau, who works for a logistics company, watched a TED Talk by heartwarming 3D printed prosthetics volunteer organization e-NABLE, and was inspired to open his own non-profit…

Project Nitrous Uses 3D Printing to Help People with Disabilities In Egypt

In 2016, Mohamed El-Hossary and Ahmed Mohsen were running a 3D printing service and marketplace called Etba3ly. When they decided to attend a Maker Faire, things changed for them. At…

3D Universe Introduces Skin Tone Filaments for 3D Printed Prosthetics

e-NABLE has done wonderful things for people with missing limbs, particularly children, allowing them free access to prosthetic hands and arms that can even make them look like superheroes or…

Jen Owen of Enablingthefuture.org Needs Your Stories and Support

The E-nable project has been incredibly inspiring over these past years. The open source prosthetics project has harnessed thousands of volunteers worldwide to 3D print thousands of prosthetic hands. At the…

Print Your Mind 3D Provides 3D Printers to Schools Through Enviromakers Initiative

Print Your Mind 3D was founded in 2014 in Calgary, Alberta by Colin Pischke to provide 3D printing services. Their first focus was on the local market, but they have…

e-NABLE and Create O&P Travel to Nigeria to Change Young Boy’s Life with 3D Printing

The sad and terrifying story of 11-year-old Mohammed Saleh breaks my heart. No child should have to go through something like this; yet sadly, there are many who do. In the…

Texas Tech Makerspace Group 3D Prints Prosthetic Hand for Eight-Year-Old Spiderman Fan

While makers, hackers, and hobbyists from nearly every country enjoy the benefits of 3D printing, the technology has lent itself to a wide variety of important endeavors. We have followed…

May the 4th Be with You…and 3D Printing

It’s May 4th, which means that the internet is full of Star Wars fans wishing each other “May the 4th be with you!” Before this unofficial holiday ends and we find ourselves…

Million Waves Project Supplies 3D Printed Prosthetics While Keeping Plastic Out of the Oceans

An estimated 28 billion pounds of plastic trash is dumped into the oceans every year. Considering how little most plastic actually weighs, that’s an even more staggering number. Another estimate…

3D Printing News Briefs: February 27, 2018

We’re taking care of business first today in 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving on to education and a virtual 5k to support a worldwide 3D printed prosthetics volunteer network….

Missouri Teen 3D Prints Prosthetic Arm for His Dad

When Robert Frei’s dad returned from his tour of duty as a Marine in Iraq, he wasn’t the same. Specifically, he was missing the lower part of his right arm…

e-NABLE and 3D Printing Featured Among Prosthetic Case Studies in Bespoke Bodies Gallery Exhibit

While Game of Thrones’ Jamie Lannister may wear a prosthetic hand made of solid gold, most prostheses are made from far more common materials, but not all are any more practical….

High School Student 3D Prints Prosthetic Hand for Fifth Grade Buddy

There is no doubt that 3D printing has made an enormous impact in the provision of prosthetics. Whether for Paralympians or fifth graders or even turtles, the rise in availability…

Five-Year-Old Boy 3D Prints Prosthetic Hands for Others in Need

Five years ago, when Cameron Haight was born, it was discovered that he had Amniotic Band Syndrome, which caused his fingers and toes to be webbed, deformed, and a few…

Florida Man Receives New 3D Printed Hands From e-NABLE

  A team of doctors and 3D printing enthusiasts in St. Petersburg, FL recently helped 61 year old Francisco Piedra receive a new set of 3D printed prosthetic hands after…

The Top Ten Most Significant 3D Printed Things: The Results Are In

First I came up with a list of the 10 most significant 3D printed things, then this list was expanded upon to include 24 and you could vote to determine…