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Prosthetic manufacturer Steeper explains how incorporating new software into its processes has improved the creation of its award-winning product. more

5 Jan 2018 14:30 News

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

3 Aug 2017 11:55 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

7 Apr 2017 09:50 Devices

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

27 Jan 2017 10:30 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

10 May 2016 16:59 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

27 Oct 2015 15:25 News

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

13 Oct 2015 10:17 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

14 Sep 2015 14:56 Opinion

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

11 Sep 2015 14:28 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

11 Jun 2015 16:06 News

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

26 May 2015 10:13 News