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Wounded Sea Turtle Gets A 3D-Printed Jaw
LiveBait - 5/18/2015 5:29 PM
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Wounded Sea Turtle Gets A 3D-Printed JawIn an earlier era, colliding with a boat’s propeller could have been the end of a sea turtle’s life. This is not that grim dark era, so a sea turtle found with a broken jaw was rescued and then brought to Pamukkale University’s Sea Turtle Research, Rescue and Rehabilitation center in Denizli, Turkey. Thanks to a collaboration with Turkish company Btech Innovation, the turtle received a custom-designed, 3D-printed titanium jaw.

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Pretty awesome.