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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How about a permanent souvenir of your child’s gestation that’s better than a grainy sonogram image? Fasotec, a 3-D computer-aided-design company in Chiba, Japan, has just the thing: a white resin model of the fetus encased in a clear resin model of its mommy’s belly. The memento is created by a 3-D printer using data provided by an MRI scan.

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