Technology How the 'maker movement' got a Kansas boy a new hand

$60 and a makerspace got a Kansas boy a new hand: Mom found the design for the hand on-line, and a teen friend scaled the design to fit  and went to the communal library makerspace to print it out on a 3-D printer.

Courtesy of the Kansas City Star

When 9-year-old Matthew Shields came home from school last fall with his hand hidden inside his shirt, his mother, Jennifer Shields, knew that something was wrong.