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Posted: 19March2014 in Uncategorized


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Posted: 14March2014 in Uncategorized
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Man receives 3D-printed skull

By Alyssa Danigelis

Published March 13, 2014

Discovery News

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Stephen Power before (L) and after (R) his reconstructive surgery. (Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board/NHS)

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The models and implants produced using 3D printing (Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board/NHS)

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Why yes, we can print you a new body part. A motorcycle accident victim in Wales just had his skull surgically reconstructed by a team that used 3-D technology to print custom implants for him.

Open Wide: 3D-Printed Foods Made to Eat: Photos

Stephen Power was wearing a helmet when his motorcycle crashed in 2012, but it didn’t stop his head from getting crushed. It broke his cheek bones, top jaw, nose, skull and left him in the hospital for months. Afterward he wore a hat and glasses to disguise the asymmetry in his face, he told the BBC’s Hywel Griffith.

Recently Power, 29, underwent a new round of surgery at Morriston Hospital in Swansea to restore his appearance. Maxillofacial surgeon Adrian Sugar led the project in collaboration with the Centre of Applied Reconstructive Technologies in Surgery and the National Centre for Product Design and Development Research.

The unaffected side of Power’s head was scanned and used to produce a 3-D model. Then medical-grade plates and custom bone saw guides were 3D-printed. A surgical team had to re-fracture his cheek bones in order to rebuild his face. The procedure took eight hours. Powers told the BBC he could see the difference right after the surgery. ”It is totally life changing,” he said.

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The project is featured in an exhibition on 3-D printing at the Science Museum in London through July. Although surgical 3-D printing remains incredibly involved, the Wales team hopes it becomes more widely available over time. Maybe a trip to the ER will mean getting all new 3D-printed bones.

via Man receives 3D-printed skull | Fox News.

StickR TrackR

Posted: 10March2014 in Uncategorized

You have to check this out!
StickR TrackR – Never Lose An Item Again!

Losing something which is most precious to you is the last thing you can think of. It’s never a good feeling. What if we could do something about it?

If you ever wished for a device that could track these things for you, you wish is fulfilled.
StckR TrackR, a device which was funded on Indiegogo, makes it easier for you to track anything.
Just place it on anything you don’t want to lose and track it via TrackR, a free Android and iPhone app.

This app can conveniently tack 10 or less of your favorite items, so it can take care of most of the things you’d never like to be lose.
If you were not one of the initial backers of this project, you still get your hands on this amazing tracking device.
Just head on to their official website and reserve yourself a copy of it. It’s only available for a limited time!


Research Volunteers Needed

Posted: 10March2014 in Uncategorized

Everyone needs to check this out!

E-nabling The Future

Mechanical Hand Flyer
After months and months of paperwork – Jorge and his group of specialists at Creighton University have obtained all of the approvals necessary to conduct research using their 3D printed, low-cost prosthetic hand devices!

This is so exciting!!

The purpose of this study is to examine the strength, muscular changes and overall functionality of low-cost, body powered mechanical hand devices for children and adults with upper limb differences.

They are currently looking for volunteers to test out Jorge’s  “Cyborg Beast” design locally in Omaha, NE after Spring Break and  then will reach out into the E-Nable group to find further testers.

They will be able to provide 50 hands to 50 individuals for this study and hope to provide evidence base information as well as objective feedback to the designers and researchers to improve their work and the designs.

To be eligible to participate in this study, you…

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Good News…

Posted: 9March2014 in Uncategorized
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The MakerBot at Techshop is back up and running again!


MakerBot, you are mine on Tuesday morning!!!!