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A human brain dissection – in pictures

A human brain dissection – in pictures Ever wonder what the process of a human brain dissection looks like? Here is a series of images of professor Steve Gentlemen (love that last name) dissecting a...

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From: "Selection of old anatomical illustrations that provide a unique perspective on the evolution of medical knowledge in Japan during the Edo period (1603-1868)." Seyakuin Kainan Taizōzu (circa 1798)

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Facial Muscles and anatomy--- working on cadavers to study this was just amazing. Thankful to those who donate their body to science. I know I could never do it!

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Dissected faces that are juxtaposed, meshed and become one with the garments worn, in a sort of cubist vision that not only deconstructs the visual elements, abstaining from direct representation, but also seems to invite us to behold the future of fashion with the eye of a curious bricoleur. #fashion #men #crazyisgood

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from Motherboard

Inside the Morbidly Fascinating Autopsy Handbook that Changed Medical History

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Japan's first recorded human dissection, 1754 These illustrations are from a 1754 edition of a book entitled Zōzu, which documented the first human dissection in Japan, performed by Tōyō Yamawaki in 1750. Although human dissection had previously been prohibited in Japan, authorities granted Yamawaki permission to cut up the body of an executed criminal in the name of science.

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