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‘Super teacher’ receives advanced bionic ‘hero’ arm

A teacher born without a right forearm has been given an advanced bionic “hero arm”, which she said has “changed her life forever”.  . Vikki Smith, 25, from Berkshire, whose students now describe her as a “super teacher”, had previously found it challenging with only...

3D Scanning & 3D Printing Used in Digital Workflow to Design & Build Custom Neck Orthosis

Custom orthotics made through conventional manufacturing methods require casting, sculpting, molding, and fitting to be completed before they’re ready for the patient to wear. It can take up to six weeks before the orthosis is complete. But using 3D printing can...

ProReva teams with DSM, Ultimaker and Twikit to 3D print customised orthotics and prosthetics

Orthotics and prosthetics manufacturer ProReva is working with DSM, Ultimaker and Twikit to additively manufacture customised products. The companies have collaborated to develop a digital workflow in a bid to streamline production processes and deliver products with...

Surgeons Gave This Adorable Cat Four Amazing 3D-Printed Paws

With the help of a local university, Russian veterinarian Sergei Gorshkov 3D printed four titanium prostethics to allow a four year-old cat named Dymka to walk again after all four of her paws had to be amputated due to frostbite.  . Dymka isn’t the first cat to...

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