3-D printer at SUNY New Paltz makes new hand for 6-year-old boy from Chester

Joseph Gilbert was born without fingers on his

Joseph Gilbert was born without fingers on his left hand. (August 13, 2014 11:30 PM)

A 6-year-old boy from Chester received a new prosthetic hand at SUNY New Paltz that was created by a 3-D printer.

Joseph Gilbert was born without fingers on his left hand, a rare condition that affects 1 in 10,000 children.

The 3-D printer created Joseph's new hand in one month. While prosthetic hands usually cost as much as $30,000, the one made at SUNY New Paltz cost around $20.

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