the beauty in the bones

one girl's musing on the miracle of the human form and the liberating potential of yoga

thebloodinourveins:

Lexicon, by Canadian artist Maskull Lasserre (what a lovely name!). I’m obsessed with his artwork. Using a mechanical press on stacked newspapers, he carved a human spine and ribcage. Beautiful.

scienceyoucanlove:

Anatomical flap up books that simulated human dissection! These come from a most excellent exhibit at Duke University called Animated Anatomies. These anatomical pop-up books were used by medical students to study anatomy and surgery in 3-D context from the 16th century. More books and information: http://bit.ly/UcTSWi
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scienceyoucanlove:

Anatomical flap up books that simulated human dissection! 

These come from a most excellent exhibit at Duke University called Animated Anatomies. These anatomical pop-up books were used by medical students to study anatomy and surgery in 3-D context from the 16th century. 

More books and information: http://bit.ly/UcTSWi

source 

(via scientificillustration)

moshita:

Interactive medical exhibits

The MEGA® Collection of interactive medical exhibits provides large-scale, educational models of the human anatomy. These inflatable exhibit rentals are ideal for teaching people about the risks, symptoms, nature, and causes of various diseases. They work closely with a team of board-certified medical professionals to ensure the models and informational signs are technically accurate. Currently, you can rent the MEGA Heart®,MEGA Brain®MEGA Lungs®, and MEGA Body® portable exhibits for easy setup at virtually any location.

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