A Bioethicist Takes a Peek at 'Body Worlds'

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A human skull, sliced and preserved, is part of the Body Works exhibit.

Transparent "body slices," according to the Body Worlds exhibit, have their natural color preserved. Other exhibits are far more graphic. Gunther von Hagens' Body Worlds hide caption

itoggle caption Gunther von Hagens' Body Worlds

A controversial exhibit is traveling around the country. Body Worlds uses cadavers to teach graphic lessons about anatomy. Some question the propriety of it all. Commentator Ruth Guyer, a bioethicist, visited the exhibit.

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