“When his high school in Hudson, Massachusetts got a new MakerBot Replicator 2X 3D printer, engineering instructor Ryan Dailey could hardly wait to use it. He’d worked on small 3D printing projects with his students in the past and wanted to move on to something more ambitious. 269 more words
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The human hand is a complicated piece of work. Fingers bend in three spots, they work with the thumb to pinch and grasp, or they can ball up together to make a fist. 689 more words
Jeff Powell, a UNC-Chapel Hill biomedical engineering student, is using 3D printers at UNC to print prosthetic hands for children.
Holden Mora is the first child in Chapel Hill to receive one of the hands. 67 more words