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3D Printing Gives Boy a New Arm in Sudan

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY 3D printing is rapidly going mainstream and is now starting to make a big impact in health care. One innovative solution is using the technology to manufacture artificial arms for amputees harmed by war in Africa. While large-scale manufacturers use the machines to fabricate products and […]

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3D Home Printing Landmark: 10 Houses in a Day

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY The global South is experiencing urban growth on a scale unprecedented in human history, far outstripping the great urbanization wave that swept across Europe and North America during the 19th and 20th centuries. Faced with growth at this pace, governments – both national and local – […]

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New 3D Technology Makes Innovation Breakthrough and Puts Mind over Matter

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY Revolutions in technology are placing more and more power into the hands of the individual, and 3D printing and fabrication machines are opening a whole new chapter. These devices come in many forms, but they all do one thing: they can manufacture pretty well any three-dimensional object on […]

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