Local 3-D printer testing machinery could help artificial limb producers solve difficult problems
AURORA | Richard Weir’s new toy takes up an entire room in this basement maze of laboratory space at the Children’s Hospital Colorado in Aurora.
That’s not to say this refurbished 3-D printer belongs to Weir, a research professor in the University of Colorado Denver’s new Department of Bioengineering. The cutting-edge laser metal bonding machine came to the lab thanks to a $600,000 grant from the Veterans Administration, and it’s part of the larger Biomechatronics Development Laboratory that’s home to researchers from CU and the VA.
Read the full story by ADAM GOLDSTEIN, Staff Writer, Aurora Sentinal at: http://www.aurorasentinel.com/guide/proof-positive-of-potential/
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