Meet Graham, an interactive sculpture developed by a trauma surgeon, a crash investigation expert and a Melbourne artist to show what humans might look like, if they had evolved features to withstand car crashes (via)
"Computed Tomography (CT) scanners ... use a narrow beam of X-rays processed by a computer to create slices of the body and assemble them into detailed 3D images." In 2013, GE introduced a line of fast CT scanners called Revolution CT. West Kendall Baptist Hospital in Florida recently concluded a six-month clinical trial using the new machines. Posted on a GE blog are incredibly detailed high-resolution images of blood vessels, soft tissue, organs, and bones obtained from the Revolution CT scanners.
Anatomical quilling: paper cross sections of the body - a showcase of artist Lisa Nilsson's tissue series
The First World Problems Rap (SLYT)
Bernt Aune's corneas are 123 years old, which possibly makes them the oldest living human tissue on record. [more inside]
NASA scientists are successfully growing heart tissue in bioreactors. Need a kidney? No prob, need a heart? Got one. With tech like this, I should probably take up smoking!