Exhibits Promote Human Remains as... Art

Exhibitions of dissected human cadavers continue to draw crowds and controversy. The chief medical adviser for "Bodies: the Exhibition," a show currently running in New York City, talks about the tension between art and anatomy.

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Dr. Roy Glover, professor emeritus, anatomy and cell biology; former chief medical director, Medical School Polymer Preservation Laboratory, University of Michigan; chief medical adviser, premier exhibitions

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