College club to make 3D prosthetic hands for needy children

Mount Marty College plans to literally give a helping hand to children. Students in the college's Biology/Chemistry Club have been given the green light to 3D-print custom prosthetic hands for children in need. The group is working with an organization called E-Nable that provides free 3D computer files needed to print each individual piece of a prosthetic hand, along with instructions for printing and assembly. Kits with additional parts, including rubber grippers for the fingers, tension wires, Velcro straps and screws, are sold on the organization's website. (News-Post)

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