Scientists in Turkey use 3-D printer to replace turtle's jaw

May 19, 2015 7:01 PM

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Scientists in Turkey use 3-D printer to replace turtle's jaw

A group of scientists in Turkey used a 3-D printer to repair a large sea turtle's upper and lower jaw, according to 3D Printing Industry.

An online video in Turkish explains the process as the animal rescuers from Dalyan Iztuzu Pamukkale University used the printing company BTech to create a new implant to help the reptile who was struck by a propeller from a boat and found floating in the water.

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