After cutting off four fingers in a woodworking accident, Richard Van As saw a need for affordable mechanical prosthetic hands. Using two donated MakerBots, he and 3D designer Ivan Owen came up with Robohand, a custom appendage for kids missing fingers. Best of all, the designs are open source and available on Thingiverse — when outgrown, simply reprint. robohand.net
Kaiba’s Tracheal Splint
Doctors from the University of Michigan 3D printed a tracheal splint to stabilize baby Kaiba’s underdeveloped ...