I haven’t mentioned much lately about the prosthetic hand project we are working on but wanted to let you know there is still plenty going on. 489 more words
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Three-year-old Preston Bundy seemed over the moon with his choice of colours for his new left hand.
“I want to be orange,” he said.
Preston was born with a condition called Symbrachydactyly, which is an underdevelopment of the hand. 161 more words
“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
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
A UNC-Chapel Hill biomedical engineering student is using 3D printers to create prosthetic hands for children.
Holden Mora is the first child in Chapel Hill to receive one of Jeff Powell’s prototypes. 72 more words
When she is not climbing trees, chasing frogs, reading books, creating “art explosions” all over the house or having sleepovers with her friends like other 9 year olds on summer vacation, Torrae Owen is sitting at the dinner table next to her dad, … 610 more words