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3D printed animal prosthetics
3D printed prosthetics for animals: Not as common as you think

Dieter Pfaff is a specialist among specialists. As an animal orthopedist he can help pets to lead a normal life again.

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Augmented Humans
Youbionic Develops New Version of 3D Printed Bionic Hand

Italian startup Youbionic has developed a new 3D printed bionic hand which they claim can perform all movements that a biological hand can. However, it costs €1,499 to buy.

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Matt Damon Style
3D Print Your “Elysium” Themed Exoskeleton

If you're interested in cosplay, this Sci-Fi inspired, "Elysium" themed 3D printed exoskeleton could be the perfect next build.

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3D Printing to the Rescue!
11 Animals Helped Out by 3D Printed Prostheses

3D printed prosthetics don't just help out humans. Here is a list of animals who have been aided by 3d printed prostheses, too!

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G.I. Joe Receives 3D Printed Prosthetic Foot

A redditor takes 3D printed prosthetics one step further by modeling and creating a new foot for his father's beloved G.I. Joe action figure.

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CAD for Cats (and Other Animals)
The CAP Project uses 3D Printing to Help Pets in Need

This heart-warming story of 3D printing coming to the rescue of animals in need will really brighten up your day.

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Medical Breakthrough
World First: Cancer Patient receives 3D Printed Sternum

The world's first ever implant surgery with a 3D printed sternum -- made from Titanium -- was successfully performed in Spain.

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Cranial Complications
3D Printed Skull Saves Newborn’s Life in Perth

Surgery on a newborn child, unable to breathe, was made possible thanks to a 3D printed skull created by a team at Royal Perth Hospital.

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Beak in Black
Karl the Hornbill Receives a New 3D Printed Beak Prosthetic

Hornbill, Karl, received a 3D printed prosthetic beak after staff at Smithsonian's National Zoo noticed he was struggling to eat.

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Bringing Together Art and Awareness
Venus de Milo Receives 3D Printed Prosthetics for Handicap International Campaign

Venus de Milo and other statues in Paris, France received 3D printed prosthetic arms as part of Handicap International's #BodyCantWait campaign.

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Australian Sheepdog Receives Prosthetic Paw Thanks to 3D Printing

Tucker, a five-year-old Australian sheep dog, can run on four feet again thanks to a 3D printed prosthetic paw. The hope is that the paw prosthetic will improve Tucker's mobility and his quality of life. 

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May The Ultrasound Be With You
Amputee Musician Tests Luke Skywalker Hand

Researchers at Georgia Tech use ultrasound to extend the technology behind prosthetic hands and deliver the results to an amputee musician.

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San Diego Aquarium Repairs Sea Turtle’s Shell

Birch Aquarium fits their loggerhead sea turtle with a 3D printed brace, filling the gap that's been in her shell since 2014.

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Puppy Power
Animal Avengers 3D Print Prosthetic for Zeus the Whippet Puppy

The Animal Avengers have fitted puppy, Zeus, with a 3D printed "ballet shoe" to help him walk properly after his foot was chewed off.

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Marine Corps Veteran Receives First Prosthetic For Land and Water Use

Marine Corps veteran receives the first prosthetic which can be used on land or in water allowing him to swim with both legs again.