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ResearcherKlote managers MU’s 3-D printing facility where students and faculty from fields as diverse as paleontology, medicine and engineering have used the printers to prepare for complicated surgeries, model extinct crocodiles and build skills for future employment.

Klote managers MU’s 3-D printing facility where students and faculty from fields as diverse as paleontology, medicine and engineering have used the printers to prepare for complicated surgeries, model extinct crocodiles and build skills for future employment.
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Story posted: Sept. 30, 2013

By: Nathan Hurst

COLUMBIA, Mo. – In the two years since the University of Missouri’s College of Engineering opened a three-dimensional (3-D) printing facility, students and faculty from fields as diverse as paleontology, medicine and engineering have used the printers to prepare for complicated surgeries, model extinct crocodiles and build skills for future employment.