3D Printed Rhino Horn; Snopes.com

http://www.snopes.com/3d-printed-rhino-horn-developed/

In an attempt to undermine poaching of the rhinoceros, some people believed that a 3D printed rhino horn could significantly lower the price of the material, leaving the poachers no profit from hunting the animal. Although this was proven to be impossible, it demonstrates the faith that people have in the abilities of 3D printers, similarly to the research being done to print organs for organ transplants. Especially in the media, three dimensional printers are shown to be nearly unstoppable. 

 

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