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After having his right leg amputated as a result of a complicated fracture,  Leo Bonton, with the help of pathologist Frank van de Goot, is having his limb made into a lamp. Bonten has already contacted legal expert Willem van der Putten, specializing in funeral services law.  According to him, Bonten is completely within his rights.  “The law is simple: he is entitled to his leg, because it is his property.  Even after the operation. “ 
Top photo can be found here. Bottom photo credit: Stefanie Grätz

malformalady:

After having his right leg amputated as a result of a complicated fracture,  Leo Bonton, with the help of pathologist Frank van de Goot, is having his limb made into a lamp. Bonten has already contacted legal expert Willem van der Putten, specializing in funeral services law. According to him, Bonten is completely within his rights. “The law is simple: he is entitled to his leg, because it is his property. Even after the operation. “ 

Top photo can be found here. Bottom photo credit: Stefanie Grätz

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Stunning Images Show Life: Magnified exhibition by as Much as 50,000 Times

If you find yourself in Virginia’s Dulles International Airport through November of this year, you might see the exhibition Life: Magnified on the walls. It features scientific images showing cells and other scenes of life magnified by as much as 50,000 times.

  1. Anglerfish Ovary Cross-Section
  2. Relapsing Fever Bacterium (Gray) on Red Blood Cells
  3. Mouth Parts of a Lone Star Tick
  4. Gecko lizard toe hairs inspired the design of medical adhesives
  5. An insect tracheal cell (green) delivers air to muscles (red)
  6. Zebrafish embryo
  7. A Mammalian Eye Has Approximately 70 Different Cell Types
  8. Human Liver Cell (Hepatocyte)
  9. Developing Zebrafish Fin
  10. Human blood with red blood cells, T cells (orange) and platelets (green)

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