How To: Build a Six-Axis Positioning Platform From Stuff You Can Buy at the Hardware Store

OK, quick physics review: There are six elementary movements a solid object can make in space—one straight-line movement back and forth along each of the three spatial dimensions, and one rotating movement back and forth around each of those lines. More complex motions (like orbiting while spinning) can always be […]

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This 3D-printed robotic arm could be the most advanced and most realistic yet

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At just 21 years old, Easton LaChappelle is engineering the next standard of 3D-printed prosthetics.

Inspired by a nine-year-old girl named Momo, LaChappelle teamed up with Microsoft to create a realistic robotic arm. He hopes the prototype will help usher in a new era of advanced, affordable prosthetics. Read more…

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