,Two years ago, Paul McCarthy began searching for an inexpensive yet functional prosthetic hand for his son Leon, who was born without fingers on one of his hands. McCarthy came across a video onlinewith detailed instructions on how to use a 3D printer to make a prosthetic hand for his son and he turned a dream into reality. Leon now has use of a do-it-yourself bionic hand.
The Infopoverty Programme was started by the first Infopoverty World Conference, organized by OCCAM in 2001 with the European Parliament, UNESCO Mediterranean Programme, UNIC and other scientific and university institutions. Infopoverty is focused on fighting poverty through innovations and Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in particular.
SAN DIEGO — The practice of medicine is constantly evolving, and medical schools have to stay on the cutting edge.
That’s not a problem at UC San Diego. The school just opened a four-story state-of-the-art medical training center.