There’s been a common refrain lately at University tech conferences: “a lot of researchers didn’t realize they were going to have to become programmers.” If you work at a university or research organization, this might resonate with you. When researchers chose a major or enrolled in graduate school, they generally didn’t realize they were also committed […]
Every year we see a plethora of creativity from people all around us during Halloween. Here are a couple examples where good old fashion arts and crafts meets 3D printing this season. Ysabel Ilagan used these 3D printed dinosaur teeth for the necklace of her Princess Mononoke costume. You can also see the 3D printed spear head […]
Dr. Emilio Ramos, a Resident Physician at UCSF visited the Makers Lab yesterday for his first 3d print using the Taz 5. Dr. Ramos printed a microscope that can be used with a mobile phone and a small glass bead. He printed a few different sizes that can be used for different levels of magnification. […]
It was really encouraging to see such a great turn out at today’s Prosthetic Hand Assembly Pop-up. The attendees includes residents, staff, students and even certified prosthetists. With so many enthusiastic participants, we look forward to establishing an eNABLE Local Chapter here on campus soon!
“Inspiring New Technology Right at Our Fingertips” — Toni Grimes. The staff from the Orthopedics Surgery Department came to visit the Makers Lab yesterday. They were so inspired by what they had learned about 3D printing technology and DIY programmable electronics that they are planning to incorporate their ideas into their Staff Development Program.