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Feb 21, 2012

Marketplace Tech Report for Tuesday, February 21, 2012

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A medical breakthrough in Belgium could provide for new possibilities in cosmetic medical work. A patient had a severely infected jaw and it had gotten so bad it needed to be replaced. Dr. Jules Poukens tried an alternative approach: 3D…

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Feb 21, 2012
Medical breakthrough in Belgium could provide for new possibilities in cosmetic medical work.

A medical breakthrough in Belgium could provide for new possibilities in cosmetic medical work. A patient had a severely infected jaw and it had gotten so bad it needed to be replaced. Dr. Jules Poukens tried an alternative approach: 3D printing. It’s a relatively new technology that has been making great strides recently. Fundamentally, it’s just like regular printing except instead of an image, you make an object. Also, taking a look at the PlayStation Vita.

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