3D Printers Help Veterinary Surgeons

Wow– I’ve never seen a 3D printer, and all I know about them is that you can use them to make guns at home, which I find extremely scary.  But here’s a link to a fascinating article about how 3D printers are being used to make exact models of animals’ unique anatomy, allowing surgeons to take a practice run through complicated surgeries before they even lay hands on the critter.  I’m usually a bit of a Luddite, but I love to see instances where technology is demonstrably improving lives.

http://news.vin.com/VINNews.aspx?articleId=30196&callshare=1

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