A Welsh father has made a custom 3D printed prosthetic arm for his infant son whose left arm was amputated just after birth. The father, one Ben Ryan from Anglesey, is the founder of Ambionics, a startup that is specifically dedicated to developing prosthetics for very young children.
Major dental device manufacturer Roland DG has just announced the release of its first ever dental 3D printer, the DWP-80S. The impressive new printer, which will assist in the production of dentures, is significant for more than just its technological components
Leading parts manufacturer Igus has made further inroads into the world of 3D printing technology, announcing the release of the drylin SLTI3 linear axis, an impressive new component that looks set to take the 3D printer manufacturing market by storm.
Researchers at the Mayo Clinic‘s tissue engineering and biomaterials laboratory in Rochester, MN have created a porous 3D printed scaffold implant for patients undergoing ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) reconstruction. The 3D printed scaffold can facilitate bone regeneration. Anterior cruciate ligament injury is one of the most common injuries suffered by athletes, and is most likely […]
The technique of machine learning, where an algorithm makes predictions based on the data it processes without being explicitly programmed, is an important and wide-reaching area of computing. So the prospect of merging machine learning with 3D printing, as can be seen in a new project by researchers at UCLA, is definitely an exciting one. […]
The Polish company SatRevolution S.A. has just announced plans for the country’s first satellite production facility that will collaborate with foreign industry players in the production of small spacecrafts. SatRevolution’s Swiatowid will be the first commercial satellite produced in Poland, with two Rusalka PhoneSat nanosatellites soon to follow. “By the end of 2017, we want […]
The work of 3D printer manufacturer Type A Machines is something that we’ve reported on before with a lot of enthusiasm, and the company is poised to continue its success thanks to a new partnership with product development center BriteLab. Type A intends to greatly increase production of its Series 1 3D printer to meet […]
One of the most anticipated movies of 2017 is without a doubt Ghost in the Shell, the live-action Hollywood adaptation of the immensely popular Japanese media franchise of the same name. The upcoming film, based on the stellar 1995 animated film, stars Scarlett Johansson (a controversial choice!), and is directed by Rupert Sanders, whose only […]
Stacker, LLC, a 3D printer manufacturer whose debut printer was brought to life via Kickstarter in 2015, has returned with its second-generation 3D printer, the S2. The S2 is an industrial-grade FDM 3D printer with two print heads, and is available at an early bird price of $4,995 .It’s been a couple of years since […]