Today we really do take a slice out of life! Take a peek at the human innards with a tour of the Visible Human project.
Do you know what a patella really looks like?
by Lynn Bry
The Visible Human Project has generated over 18000 digitized sections of the body. The animations and images in this tour use a few of these images to demonstrate planes of section, and how 2D cross-sections provide a unique means of studying the human body in three dimensions.