• Why you should donate your body to science

    4 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    Researchers have created a virtual cadaver using 3D scanners to help combat the global shortage. But while synthetic alternatives are useful, they can't compare to the real thing In order to solve what could be called a worldwide shortage of dead bodies, researchers at Montpellier university's medical school in France have created a virtual cadaver using 3D scanners. The process involved dissecting the chosen area of a real cadaver down through eight levels, and taking a 3D scan at each level thereby enabling it to be recreated on a computer screen for a novice student to dissect...
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