Story by Josiah Wilson, Defense Media Activity
Have you heard of 3-D printing? I think it is by far one of the coolest in the most recent of scientific trends. Using a computer assisted drawing program you create a three dimensional object and actually create it in 3-D using a very special printer.
It’s a brilliant idea with practical uses in military and civilian industries alike. Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., uses it constantly to create custom prosthetic attachments, cranial-facial implants and surgical models. Check out this video to from Stars and Stripes to see how Walter Reed staff put it to good use.
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