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iCandy: You 3-D Printed What?

Cars, clothes, guns—and even body parts—at the press of a button

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iCandy: You 3-D Printed What?
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This highly detailed model shows the results of a collaboration among physicians and engineers to restore parts of a patient’s face lost to cancer. After the man was left disfigured after the loss of his right eye, cheekbone, and upper jaw, Belgian prosthetist Jan De Cubber and clinical engineers at Materialise, a Belgian 3-D printing firm, made new silicone and titanium parts that were modeled on the unaffected parts of his face.

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