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As the healthcare sector seeks to improve, innovate and economise, Scott Rader, general manager of healthcare solutions at Stratasys, offers insight into the technology’s ever increasing importance, and what the future may hold. more

Aug 3, 2017 11:55 AM Opinion

Stratasys’ PolyJet 3D printing technology has enabled Ben Ryan, founder of Ambionics, to create a fully-functioning 3D printed hydraulic prosthetic for his two year old son, Sol. more

Apr 7, 2017 9:50 AM Devices

A student organisation at the University of Cincinnati is using 3D printed prosthetics in a patient-specific and affordable way. more

Jan 27, 2017 10:30 AM News

Scientists from Durham University, the University of Aberdeen and the Academia Sinica in Taiwan have concluded that a certain protein plays a role in detecting movement. more

May 10, 2016 4:59 PM Devices

Stanford University engineers have created a skin-like material which can detect pressure, deliver this signal to a living brain cell and could eventually add “a sense of touch to prosthetic limbs” more

Oct 27, 2015 3:25 PM News

Superhero and Disney-themed prosthetic hands are being created for children by Bristol-based Open Bionics more

Oct 13, 2015 10:17 AM News

As additive manufacturing continues to innovate and disrupt, Scott Rader, head of medical solutions at Stratasys, discusses the technology’s growing role within the healthcare industry more

Sep 14, 2015 2:56 PM Opinion

A nerve-like polymer structure that could lead to better interfaces for prosthetics has been developed by scientists from Sandia National Laboratories more

Sep 11, 2015 2:28 PM News

An innovative prosthetic device has been developed, yet the high costs and low reimbursement rates limit the amount of life-changing technology available. more

Jun 11, 2015 4:06 PM News

New bionic prosthetic limbs, controlled by a person’s thoughts alone have been invented by scientists in Iceland. more

May 26, 2015 10:13 AM News