Tuesday 21 August 2012

3D-Printed 'Magic Arms'

Two-year-old Emma wanted to play with blocks, but a condition called arthrogryposis meant she couldn't move her arms. So researchers at a Delaware hospital 3D printed a durable custom exoskeleton with the tiny, lightweight parts she needed.

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(via Reality Carnival)

2 comment(s):

Anonymous said...

Love the hug for mummy at the end. That would have made it all
very worthwhile.

andiscandis said...

Amazing. Thank you.