sea turtle

3D Printed Egg Decoys Help Endangered Sea Turtles in Costa Rica

Using 3D printing technology, researchers created “fake eggs” to track illegal sea turtle trade in Central American beaches. The eggs were equipped with a GPS tracking system inside to help…

Students Create Buoyancy Compensation Device and 3D Printed Prosthetic Flipper for Sea Turtle

A group of student researchers from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Massachusetts wrote a paper, titled “Design of a Buoyancy Compensation Device and Prosthetic Flipper for a Green Sea Turtle,”…

Digital Sea Turtles Swim Across Researchers’ Screens with 3D Scanning Project at UMass Amherst

3D scanning technology has allowed scientists to begin building databases of 3D models of animal fossils and preserved specimens, leading to some impressive online collections. 3D models created with this…

UCSD Helps Preserve Sea Turtle’s Health with 3D Printed Brace

In 2013, a young loggerhead sea turtle was found in the cooling canal of a New Jersey power plant. She had several physical problems when she was found – there…