ice man

Larry Hunter hunter at work.csb
Tue Feb 11 21:34:32 EST 1997


MOHAMMED NIYAD wrote:

  As yoy might have know, last year a mans body was sliced into millions of
  pieces and the slices where scanned and put into the computer.  I've heard
  that these images can now be downloaded from the internet.

Well, something like that.  There are both male and female cadavers, in
gross anatomy, CAT scans and MRI data.  Each dataset is about 40
*gigabytes*, so you may want to buy some more disk space before you start
downloading.   Various subsets, etc. are also available.  Please see 

  http://www.nlm.nih.gov/research/visible/visible_human.html

for more information.

Larry

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