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    "Plastination is a technique used in anatomy to preserve bodies or body parts. The water and fat are replaced by certain plastics, yielding specimens that can be touched, do not smell or decay, and even retain most microscopic properties of the original sample." (from wikipedia)

    ken mccown, moonbird, fastfastlane, and 4 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. schoschie 119 months ago | reply

      Steve Austin
      A man barely alive
      Gentlemen, we can rebuild him
      We have the technology
      We have the capability to build the world's first bionic man
      Steve Austin will be that man
      We can make him better than he was before
      Better. Stronger. Faster.

    2. flstclan 119 months ago | reply

      I'd love to see that expo !

    3. Cory.Lum 119 months ago | reply

      wild !
      i saw a show like this in tokyo.

      wild !
      this process i believe was created by a german physician, wolfgang something... ?

    4. polyoxyethelyne 119 months ago | reply

      i saw this exhibit in houston tx. its great. i wish i could have taken photos, but they were strictly prohibited. :C

    5. xollob58 119 months ago | reply

      An excellent exhibition and thoroughly recommendable, I saw it twice in Mannheim and in Frankfurt, Germany.

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      Seen on your photo stream. (?)

    6. Philosoap [deleted] 119 months ago | reply

      Just because we can, doesn't mean we should.

    7. schoschie 119 months ago | reply

      Why do dogs lick their balls?

    8. BillyWarhol 111 months ago | reply

      Amazing Shots Dude*

      wow is right* I love it + I would Go!! Very Fascinating
      + a Worthwhile Learning Experience for Everybody!

      Interesting of course that Religions + The Church don’t want
      People to See it!! Then again they’ve managed to very Successfully
      keep People in the Dark Ages Forever* So much for Enlightenment
      + here we are in 2008!!

      I’m blown away also by the Artistic Quality to this - Amazing Art
      in it’s own right*

      ;)) Peace*

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      http://www.lifeinthefastlane.ca/body-worlds-bizarre-real-human-specimen-exhibit/weird-science (?)

    9. tomcorsan 91 months ago | reply

      Hello! We have put this image in our site. We share all in Creative Commons.
      www.fondazionebassetti.org/it/rassegna/2010/02/the_limits...
      Is it ok for you?

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