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Anatomy's Full Monty

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Science  29 Aug 2003:
Vol. 301, Issue 5637, pp. 1172-1175
DOI: 10.1126/science.301.5637.1172

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DALIAN, CHINA-- Gunther von Hagens developed a way to preserve tissue by replacing fluids with polymers. His "plastinated" body exhibits are drawing vast crowds. Is he the savior of anatomy, the "Disney of Death," or both?