In this quick round up here are a few articles to sum up the world of 3D Printing at the moment, we’ve scanned the pages of 3ders.org, a useful website that provides interesting news about 3D printing technology and products.
Wearable 3D printed prosthetic third thumb
Royal College of Art (London) graduate has used 3D printing to create a wearable prosthetic third thumb. The prosthesis helps wearers grip, squeeze, and even perform complex tasks like playing the guitar…
3D printing helps Zurich scientists create beating silicone heart
Researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich have used 3D printing to create a silicone heart that beats almost like the real thing. The artificial heart can last for around 3,000 beats, or 30 to 45 minutes.
Electric skateboard made from giant 3D printed LEGO pieces
We couldn’t resist some lighthearted news… XRobots’ James Bruton latest venture is an electric skateboard made from giant 3D printed Lego bricks. Looks like fun to us. Take a look!
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