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Virtual human body available online


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Visible Human Project photographed 5000 slices of a cadaver.

Combined with extensive MRI and CT scans to create digital body.

High resolution model can be used for virtual experiments taking into account tissue parameters such as density and thermal conductivity.

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Ara Nazarian

Principal Investigator at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Fernando Bello

Visiting Professor at Duke-NUS Medical School and Professor at Imperial College London.

National Library of Medicine (NLM)

World's largest medical library, an institute within the National Institutes of Health.

Sergey Makarov

Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering at WPI.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)

Private research university focused on the instruction and research of technical arts and applied sciences.