Dr. Frankenstein, Come On In

Body Worlds brings inner beauty to life in an anatomical exhibit

The lines to get into the California Science Center over the holidays were as much as four hours long. But the crowds weren't there to see ancient mummies or modern art. Los Angeles' hottest museum exhibit features 30 human cadavers, all preserved using a special invisible polymer. "Body Worlds," which toured cities in Europe and Asia before opening in L.A. last summer, places the see-through bodies in various poses--playing basketball, practicing yoga, riding a bicycle--to show in graphic detail how the human body works. Also on display: 175 human body parts, from a liver damaged by cirrhosis to lungs diseased from...

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