Audiences Shocked

Human nervous system, Gunther von Hagens, BodyWorldsYou won’t believe this, will you? This picture is your nervous system.

It’s on exhibit as part of dozens of displays of animals and human bodies traveling the world.

To permanently preserve bodies, plastination [wiki] replaces water and fat with plastic. The displays do not smell or decay, and even reveal microscopic properties of the original.

Link to BodyWorlds.

Link to photo series at IHT.