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Freeze-FRESH 3D Printing: Biomaterial Scaffolds with Hierarchical Porosity

Researchers Zi Wang and Stephen J. Florczyk of the University of Central Florida have developed a new technique for bioprinting, outlined in the recently published ‘Freeze-FRESH: A 3D Printing Technique…

US Researchers Continue to Improve 3D Printed Prosthetics for Children

US researchers from the University of Central Florida and Oregon Health and Science University have come together to review the history not only of prosthetics overall in the medical field…

Limbitless Solutions Launches First Clinical Trial in the US of 3D Printed Bionic Prosthetic Arms for Children

Nonprofit organization Limbitless Solutions is on a mission to empower kids through its creative and fun, but still functional, 3D printed bionic arm prosthetics. Now the organization, which got its start at…

RoMA: Robotic 3D Printing and Augmented Reality Combine in Interactive Fabrication Platform

We often see robotics and 3D printing combined, as well as 3D printing and augmented reality (AR). But Cornell University researcher Huaishu Peng, whose 3D printing work has made headlines multiple times, has…

NASA: University Students’ 3D Printed Test Models for New Mars Rover Concepts Blast Off on a Sounding Rocket

Earlier this month, NASA researchers hailing from Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia watched with Virginia Tech and University of Central Florida students as a sounding rocket launched. The students…

University of Central Florida Professor Works with NASA to Further Develop 3D Printing Plans for Mars

A new space race has emerged as government agencies and private companies around the world strive to be the first to land humans on Mars. While each of these institutions may…

University of Central Florida is Working to Make 3D Printed Heart Models Readily Available

Dr. Dinender Singla is unquestionably a heart expert. The University of Central Florida professor is a Fellow of the American Heart Association and a Fellow of International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences,…

Orlando City Soccer Team Presents 6-Year-Old Brazilian Boy with a 3D Printed Bionic Arm from Limbitless Solutions

This past week, Paulo Costa Boa Nova and his father, Claudio Boa Nova, flew from their home in Brazil to Orlando, Florida. The trip was one of the most important…

A Little Girl, The Dolphin She Loves & 3D Printed Prosthesis

Annika Emmert has something in common with Winter the dolphin – the inspiration for the Dolphin Tale movies.  The 10-year-old Emmert was born without her right hand and a portion…

Limbitless Solutions & Blue Man Group Present 12-Year-Old with Themed 3D Printed Prosthetic Arm

3D printing has led the way for changing the world in numerous unexpected ways, paving the way for transformations in many sectors via the versatility, creativity, and affordability made possible…

Researchers 3D Print Microscopic Light Beam Guides, A Step Towards Super Fast Computing

Recent innovations in using microscopic 3D printed guides to manipulate light carrying data give the information highway a whole new concept of speed and efficiency. What more futuristic way could…

Holiday Miracle – 3D Printed Myoelectric Arm Allows Girl to Hug Family for First Time on Thanksgiving

Back in July, we covered a story about a little boy named Alex, who was the recipient of a 3D printed myoelectric arm. That arm gave him the chance to…