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MIT 3D Printed Soft Robot Hand Adapts to Objects
By MIT News · 1 October, 2015 • MIT researchers have developed a robotic hand with modular fingers made of silicone and embedded with sensors dexterous enough to pick up everything from soft toys to single pieces of paper without needing to be programmed to understand what it’s gripping.
Meet Cannybots: 3D Printable Robot Cars Blowing Up on Kickstarter
By Steve Crowe · 29 September, 2015 • New Cannybots robot race cars have launched on Kickstarter, combiningslot car racing with Lego-style assembly. Cannybots are 3D printable, open source Bluetooth-enabled toy cars that can be controlled using tablets, smartphones, and a Raspberry Pi.
New System Makes 3D-Printed Heart in Hours
By MIT News · 18 September, 2015 • A new system from MIT and Boston Children’s Hospital researchers converts MRI scans into 3D-printed heart models. The models could provide a more intuitive way for surgeons to assess and prepare for the anatomical idiosyncrasies of individual patients.
MIT Makes it Much Easier for You to Tweak 3D Printing Designs
By MIT News · 11 September, 2015 • MIT has developed a system that lets users make swift modifications to 3D models and see how they will look when printed out by a 3D printer within minutes, rather than hours
Superhero-Inspired Robot Hand Wins James Dyson Award
By Steve Crowe · 25 August, 2015 • Open Bionics, maker of a 3D-printed robotic hand that can be made faster and at a lower cost than current alternatives, has won the 2015 James Dyson Award in the UK.
World’s First 3D-Printed Pill Controls Seizures
By RT Staff · 5 August, 2015 • Aprecia Pharmaceuticals has created Spritam levetiracetam, a new drug to control seizures brought on by epilepsy, using its "ZipDose" 3D printing technology to create a porous pill that quickly dissolves when taken with a small amount of liquid.
Bocusini Wants to 3D Print Your Food via Pre-filled Cartridges
By Steve Crowe · 19 May, 2015 • Bocusini will come as a plug-and-play 3D printer or an open-source kit that retrofits existing 3D printers into food printers. Bocusini works like a pastry bag, depositing food onto your plate layer by layer via a heated 3D food printing head.
Wounded US Soldier Receives 3D Printed Robot Hand
By Steve Crowe · 24 April, 2015 • Taylor Morris, a quadruple amputee who lost his limbs in an IED blast while serving in Afghanistan, receives an affordable 3D printed robotic hand.
Watch: Boy Surprised with Blue Man Group Robot Arm
By Steve Crowe · 21 April, 2015 • Twelve-year-old Wyatt Farlardeau received the surprise of a lifetime when his favorite music group, Blue Man Group, presented him with a custom 3D printed robotic arm.
Model Dazzles with Crystal-Studded Robot Hand
By Open Bionics · 20 March, 2015 • Open Bionics 3D printed a custom robot hand studded with Swarovski crystals for Grace Mandeville, who donned the prosthetic at London’s Wearable Tech Show.
Low-Cost, High-Function Robotic Hands Featured at CES
By RT Staff · 3 January, 2015 • Don't miss startup Open Bionics at the Intel booth
Harvard Develops 3D-Printed, Robotic Lamp That Folds
By RT Staff · 11 June, 2014 • Researchers at Harvard University have developed a 3D-printed robotic lamp capable of self-assembling. The proof-of-concept lamp can be printed on demand and includes both a mechanical switch and a capacitive touch sensor.
Robohand Designing 3D-Printed Roboleg Prosthetic
By Judith Pfeffer · 22 May, 2014 • Roboleg, the latest creation from Pretoria, South Africa-based Robohand, can be created with a Markerbot 3D printer.

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