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  1. #1
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    Mar 2008
    Georgia, USA

    Students Use 3-D Printer To Produce Prosthetic Arm For $200

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    A trio of biomedical engineering students at the Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL) managed to build a 13-year-old girl a robotic prosthetic arm using a 3-D printer. Incredibly, the robotic arm cost a meager $200 to make; normally a prosthetic would set you back a minimum of $6,000.


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  2. #2
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    Oct 2009
    I am constantly amazed at the stuff technology comes up with each year. We are moving at such a fast pace technologically.

    These students are to be applauded. Technology is nothing without bright inquisitive minds to question "what if?"
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