3D Printed Shell with Real Shell (IMAGE) University of Konstanz Caption Shells of snails were first CT scanned then 3D printed to create artificial shelters that vary in highly precise ways. 3D printed shell (left) and real shell (right). Credit The Jordan Lab, Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.