U of T team works to create 3D-printed limbs for Ugandan children


By Amy Ratelle on Jan 17th, 2014

GLOBAL NEWS – "Consumer-grade 3D printers have been used to create everything from guns to edible candy; but a team at the University of Toronto is hoping to use the technology to change the lives of children with disabilities in Uganda by helping to create prosthetic limbs. 'Mobility is something that people take for granted. But a lot of children in the developing world don’t have the capacity to move on their own due to amputation or congenital disease,' said Matt Ratto, professor at the faculty of information at the University of Toronto." Click here for the full article and video.

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