Article: ‘Loop’ artificial pancreas software safe, effective with community support

Drugs, Open Health, Procedures (Medical)

Loop’ artificial pancreas software safe, effective with community support

The Loop open-source system for a do-it-yourself automated insulin delivery system can be initiated with community-developed resources and used safely and effectively by adults and children with type 1 diabetes, real-world data show.

“This large prospective study of the popular Loop open-source DIY automated insulin delivery system showed that adults and children with type 1 diabetes can successfully initiate the system, use it safely, and improve their glucose control with it,”

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Article: Scan the world partners with Google arts & culture for Open-Source 3D Printable Artifacts

Hardware, Open Manufacturing

Scan the world partners with Google arts & culture for Open-Source 3D Printable Artifacts

London-based cultural heritage project Scan the World has teamed up with Google Arts & Culture to expand its collection of open-source, 3D printable art. The partnership will leverage Scan the World’s expertise in open data and 3D printing technologies and Google Arts & Culture’s storytelling platform to put 3D printable artefacts in the hands of enthusiasts, educators, and artists.

Data archived on the Google Arts & Culture platform will be viewable in 3D, with STL files able to be downloaded from Scan the World on 3D file marketplace MyMiniFactory’s website.

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