3D Printer Used to Make a Transplant Jaw

June 7th, 2012

PrinterHere at Chad’s News, we really like 3D printers and think they have the ability to transform the world. Now one has been used to create a custom lower jaw that was subsequently transplanted into an 83-year-old woman. From the article: “The implant was made out of titanium powder – heated and fused together by a laser, one layer at a time.”

Link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/…
(via Kim Komando)

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