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3-Legged Box Turtle Receives 3D Printed Leg

Stumpy, a 12-year old female box turtle, had to have one of her front legs amputated last year due to an infection. Lesley Mailler, a veterinarian at the Oatland Island Wildlife Center in Savannah, Georgia was responsible for operating on Stumpy. However, after the operation Mailler wasn’t re ...

3D Printed Children's Prosthetics are Here

The rate at which technology is advancing is nothing short of amazing. Just years ago no one had even heard of something like a touchscreen or a robot, things that are becoming so mainstream today that they’ve become a second nature to us.One such technology is 3D printing. It is a very recen ...

The Boy Who Made His Own 3D Printed Hand

Each year approximately one in every 2000 children is born without part of their hands or arms. There are others who lose them due to medical complications or accidents. Many outgrown and badly fitting prosthetics are being replaced with 3D Printing projects that are customed fitted and more afford ...

Amputees Swim with the 3D Printed Prosthetic Leg

Today, thanks to the 3D printing technology, so many advances have been made for functional prosthetics. Unfortunately, all 3D printed prosthetic only focus on arms and hands, but none focus on leg prosthetics. Designing a leg prosthetics has so many complicated factors, like balance, practical fun ...