I suppose if you were to work in the forensics department, you would definitely need to carve up cadavers once in a while when performing an autopsy on a murder victim, or perhaps someone who has passed away from an accident or suicide and you need to determine the exact cause of death. Cutting up a cadaver is not everyone’s cup of tea, and certainly not for the faint-hearted. Hopefully the fabled zombie virus will not enter into the cadaver on your table when you are peering into it’s eye, no? Anyways, back to reality – London medical students are now able to learn more about the human anatomy thanks to this digital cadaver table that you can see in the video above. It creates virtual cadavers in 3D glory, thanks to a clever mix of graphics and computed tomography (CT) scans. This basically replicates an actual body, where you get to see what lies right under the skin before making that all important first incision. Creepy?
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