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3D-Printed Prosthetics Find Their First Match

Updated: Jul 18, 2019

In the back of a room at the Royal University of Fine Arts, a 3D printer hums as it makes a black, plastic thumb. Once finished, the thumb will join four other fingers, knuckles and all, which will be joined to a hand, a wrist and an arm. All of this originates from inside two printers, illuminated boxes the size of microwave ovens with the label “Ultimaker”. Within 48 hours, the printers can make all the components of a prosthetic arm. . . . (READ MORE on link below)

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