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Wounded sea turtle gets a 3-D printed titanium jaw Photo

Wounded sea turtle gets a 3-D printed titanium jaw

When Pamukkale University’s Sea Turtle Research, Rescue and Rehabilitation center collaborated with the Turkish company Btech Innovation, they worked to fix the jaw of a wounded sea turtle. By using 3-D printer technology and titanium, a sea turtle whose only hope for survival would have been a life in captivity now has the chance to survive in the wild with a new titanium jaw.

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