3D Printing making ‘Magic Arms’

While we focus on the futuristic and fun capabilities of 3D printing, this story shows how it can incredibly impact lives as well.

Emma was born with a condition called arthrogryposis which meant she couldn’t move her arms. Two researchers, Tariq Rahman and Whitney Sample from the Nemours/Alfred l. duPont Hospital for Children in Delaware came up with a lightweight device to help her. Using a Stratasys 3D printer, they created a robotic exoskeleton that allows her to play and hug…

Read the whole story here. Midweek inspiration to make a difference!

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