July 2016

It seems a thermos, it’s 3D printed and it could help fight the Zika virus

2016-10-19T10:05:33+00:00 July 4th, 2016|English, News|

It looks like a small Thermos, but the partially 3D printed device invented by engineers at the University of Pennsylvania has a much more important function than keeping beverages warm or cold. The soda-can-sized device can detect the presence of the Zika virus, simply by testing a bit of a patient’s saliva. For a disease that [...]

February 2016

3D printed medical device detects anemia within seconds

2016-10-19T10:05:56+00:00 February 28th, 2016|English, News|

Researchers at Kansas Sate University have developed a 3D printed diagnostic device that, when paired with a smartphone app, can detect anemia within seconds. As a low-cost, point-of-care solution, this device could be extremely beneficial to individuals with limited access to healthcare, or those in developing countries, where more than half of preschool children and [...]

November 2015

Sickle cell disease detection using 3D printed device and a smartphone

2016-10-19T10:06:21+00:00 November 2nd, 2015|English, News|

Few 3D printing innovations are more impressive than medical applications, but even by that standard a recent tool by a team of researchers from the University of Connecticut, Yale, MIT and Harvard is very remarkable. The team, led by UConn assistant professor of mechanical engineering Savas Tasoglu has created a 3D printed testing platform for [...]

August 2015

UCLA researchers design low-cost smartphone blood tester

2016-10-19T10:06:50+00:00 August 7th, 2015|English, News|

The smartphone is probably the most exciting computing tool human beings have at their disposal.  You can do amazing and important things, like take billions of selfies, play Candy Crush, stare at it instead of looking at people, take videos and photos of people and upload them online without their permission, be spied on…by…the…NSA…wait a [...]

July 2015

Students produce 3D printed malaria diagnostic tool for Luxexcel Award

2015-07-07T00:10:27+00:00 July 10th, 2015|English, News|

Students at TU Delft of the Netherlands are not only enthused about using 3D printing to do good in the world, and especially developing countries, but indeed they very well may have created something that has the potential to develop into a useful worldwide trend. They are the creators behind numerous complex projects showcased in a new [...]

Bold Machines teams with Milestone-Studio to reduce oral cancer

2016-10-24T00:15:38+00:00 July 2nd, 2015|English, News|

Over the last few weeks we have been covering a deluge on interesting projects that Bold Machines has been a part of. From intricate castles ,to an otherworldly geodesic dome to innovated new designs for 3D printable prostheses, the ‘Independent Product Development Workshop,’ which has just been spun off from global 3D printer manufacturer Stratasys, has been [...]