Prosthetic Eyes Made Affordable

In 2010, a British company called Fripp Design and Research began a project with the Manchester Metropolitan University to develop a solution to a global healthcare problem. Together they found that people who were in need of prosthetic eyes were unable to obtain them due to its high cost. As a result, they teamed up…

3D Printed Sign Language Humanoid Robot

Sign language is one of the most difficult languages to learn that takes years to understand and grasp. It doesn’t just consist of using the hands, but includes using facial expressions and body movement. The common misconception that most people have about sign language is that it is universal, when in fact there are over…

Be Comfortable with Diversity

Debra Keenahan, an Australian artist, uses life-sized 3D printed sculptures of herself to make a statement about how society views achondroplasia, a form of dwarfism. Rather than seeing dwarfism as a disability, assuming that they are incapable, or unintelligent, Keenahan wants to confront the issues about her condition. As a person with achondroplasia, “I will…