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College Student Builds Beautiful Prosthetic Hand for a Friend

(Photos: Evan Kuester)

Evan Kuester, a college student and designer, was looking for a way to apply his studies practically. He noticed a fellow student on campus who was missing a left hand. Kuester hesitated for a while, but eventually approached her with an idea: let him design an aesthetically appealing artificial hand, then build it with a 3D printer.

The student, Ivania Castillo, agreed. Kuester then designed a prosthetic with lovely geometric patterns and a ribbon threaded through one side. He built it out of acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, a plastic often used in 3D printing.

-via Daily of the Day


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