Will 3-D Organs Replace Organ Transplants?

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Many of us have seen or heard of the beautiful art that 3-D printing makes, but now people are taking it to the next level. Enabling the Future is a global network of volunteers that is helping people around the world by using 3-D printing to give them a prosthetic hand.

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The cost for a prosthetic arm or hand is extremely expensive, especially for young people because their bodies are still developing. The cost would be around $50,000 and since they would need a bigger one as their body grows, the cost would continue to climb. Plus most insurance companies do not cover this, since it’s something of an aesthetic nature.