medical

3D Print Aesthetic Leg Prosthetic

This man designed and 3D printed a custom fairing for his coworker’s daughter’s prosthetic leg. Best of all, the designs are open source!

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How 3D Printing, Lego, and Custom Sleeves Are Helping Hospitals

How 3D Printing, Lego, and Custom Sleeves Are Helping Hospitals

A wide variety of people, who have been using maker techniques to help in the medical field, showed up to World Maker Faire New York.

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3 Medical Projects Driving Maker Innovation in Health

Check out these creators who attended World Maker Faire New York. They’re using the act of making to improve medical care.

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The First Medical Makerspace Opens in Texas

The First Medical Makerspace Opens in Texas

Makerspaces are popping up everywhere and each one has a tendency to appeal to a certain demographic. Sure, we’re all makers, but some locations appeal more to the makers that want to get dirty with rust and welding, others appeal more to the electronics hackers and code gurus. This makerspace is for medical professionals. Jose […]

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Teddy Bears and Tablets Making Operations a Picnic

Teddy Bears and Tablets Making Operations a Picnic

Providing teddy bears and tablets to young children has significantly helped reduce the drug use of those requiring anaesthesia.

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Firefly Wins Pitch Your Prototype Competition

Firefly Wins Pitch Your Prototype Competition

Firefly Newborn Phototherapy, a project by the non-profit Design That Matters, was awarded the first prize in the Pitch Your Prototype competition today at World Maker Faire New York.

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Prebacked Health Hackathon to Front More Than 0k in Prizes, Oct 19-21

Prebacked Health Hackathon to Front More Than $100k in Prizes, Oct 19-21

Calling all maker-entrepreneurs in the healthcare space. Here’s an opportunity to get your startup funded on the fast track at Prebacked Health, a hackathon with serious funding on the line, October 19-21, 2012. Awards totaling more than $100k are up for grabs. The typical route for early stage startups is to think of an idea, […]

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