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Printing Pet Prosthetics: The Story of TurboRoo

Sponsor Content: This content is brought to you by Purina Better With Pets.  At the Purina Better With Pets summit, host John Hockenberry introduced speaker Mark Deadrick as a “rocket scientist.” Mark says he’s actually more of a “rocket surgeon” whose San Diego-based company, 3dyn, uses 3D printers to make parts for aerospace companies. Because of his…

Q&A: How a Turtle With Fake Limbs Got a Leg Up

Find out how Lu, the injured loggerhead sea turtle, got her sea legs back thanks to prosthetic limbs developed by a Japanese team.