Tag: medical

Jul 13, 2015

This Prosthetic Arm Lets Kids Build Attachments Out of LEGO

This Prosthetic Arm Lets Kids Build Attachments Out of LEGO

Carlos Arturo Torres Tovar has designed a prosthetic system that allows children to build their own attachments out of LEGO.

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Jul 9, 2015

The Lucky Iron Fish: A Simple Solution to a Serious Problem

The Lucky Iron Fish: A Simple Solution to a Serious Problem

The best solutions are often the simplest.

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Jun 17, 2015

This Cat has the Biggest Eyes I Have Ever Seen (11 Photos)

This Cat has the Biggest Eyes I Have Ever Seen (11 Photos)

Meet Matilda, a beautiful cat with a rare eye condition.

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Jun 12, 2015

Man with Special Blood has Donated Over 1,100 Times and Saved 2 Million Lives

Man with Special Blood has Donated Over 1,100 Times and Saved 2 Million Lives

James Harrison is ‘the man with the golden arm’. His blood contains antibodies that can fight the deadly Rhesus disease, so he has donated over 1,100 times and saved more than 2 million lives.

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May 27, 2015

Museum Exhibit for the Blind Encourages People to Touch the Artworks

Museum Exhibit for the Blind Encourages People to Touch the Artworks

The Museo del Prado in Madrid launched its first exhibit for the visually impaired, 3D printing six of their most renowned artworks in their collection.

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May 21, 2015

Picture of the Day: Guide Dog Pup in Training

Picture of the Day: Guide Dog Pup in Training

Photograph by Southeastern Guide Dogs Seen here is a guide dog puppy in training that has been outfitted with a tiny mock harness. According to the Southeastern Guide Dogs organization, the little harnesses play a vital role in their young puppies’ early socialization and helps them begin getting used to wearing a harness for…

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May 19, 2015

Blind Mom-to-be Gets 3D Printed Ultrasound So She Can Meet Her Baby Boy

Blind Mom-to-be Gets 3D Printed Ultrasound So She Can Meet Her Baby Boy

Expecting mother Tatiana lost her sight at 17. Watch as her doctor surprises her with a 3D printed ultrasound of her soon-to-be-born son, Murilo.

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May 14, 2015

Colorblind Dad Sees Reds and Greens for the Very First Time

Colorblind Dad Sees Reds and Greens for the Very First Time

Father of three, Opie Hughes is colorblind, and does not have the ability to see reds and greens. For his birthday, the Pennsylvania dad got a special pair of EnChroma sunglasses that allow him to see the two colors for the first time in his life. What an overwhelming experience it must have been!…

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May 11, 2015

Doctor Uses Robot to Stitch a Grape Back Together

Doctor Uses Robot to Stitch a Grape Back Together

Watch a doctor use the da Vinci Surgical System to stitch a grape back together. The robotic technology is designed to help surgeons perform delicate, minimally invasive surgeries.

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May 8, 2015

Cancer Survivor Designs “Get Well Soon” Cards That Don’t Suck

Cancer Survivor Designs “Get Well Soon” Cards That Don’t Suck

People can be at a loss for words when someone they know is diagnosed with a serious illness. Typical “get well soon” cards just don’t seem appropriate so many people get nervous about saying the wrong thing and end up saying nothing at all instead. When LA-based graphic designer Emily McDowell was diagnosed with…

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