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Researchers from the University of Manchester have developed a simple and cheap method for repairing broken limbs using 3D printed “bone brick”, in response to the need for urgent medical care in Syrian refugee camps.
With thousands of Syrian refugees suffering from horrific blast injuries after being hit by barrel bombs and other explosives in their war-torn homeland, many are left without access to the necessary medical care due to the collapse of the healthcare system. As such, the only option is often amputation. Read article
Nano drones, the advanced systems that pack a lot of functionality into a tiny form factor, are becoming a major military tool. FLIR announced last month that they have won an additional $20.6 million contract for their Black Hornet® 3 Personal Reconnaissance Systems (PRS). Read article
With backers that include Bill Gates’ Breakthrough Energy Ventures, Zero Mass Water is scaling up its distributed solar technology — but not for electricity production.
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