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View Resource SPL: The Surgical Planning Laboratory, Brigham and Women's Hospital

A project of Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School's Department of Radiology, SPL is a multidisciplinary research institution "combining the fields of Computer Science and MRI Radiology towards a goal of real-time 3D imaging of patients during surgery." Professionals in the fields of radiology or 3D modelling, as well as curious general users, will find numerous items of interest...

http://www.spl.harvard.edu/
View Resource Human Anatomy Label Me! Printouts

This Web site from Enchanted Learning (last mentioned in the June 28, 2002 Scout Report) contains elementary-level human anatomy diagrams, which may be printed out and labeled for practice. The diagrams come with a word bank, complete with definitions printed on the same page. Many of the diagrams lend themselves to coloring-in. A number of diagrams are available, including the human eye, ear,...

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/label/anatomy.shtml
View Resource Historical Anatomies on the Web

Historical Anatomies on the Web is a digital project of the National Library of Medicine offering selected images from illustrated anatomical atlases spanning the 15th to 20th centuries. The atlases represented in this collection were chosen primarily for their historical and artistic significance, but anyone with an interest in medicine or the history of medical science should find this Web site...

https://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/historicalanatomies/home....
View Resource A Guided Tour of the Visible Human

The MadSci Network, offered through Washington University Medical School in St. Louis, offers a fascinating tour of the human body using digitized images generated by the National Library of Medicine's Visible Human Project. The tour begins with an introduction to the different planes of section, and offers tips on getting a 3D sense of structures from 2D cross sections. The tour continues with...

http://www.madsci.org/~lynn/VH/
View Resource Human Embryology Animations

One of the most impressive ways to learn about biology, particularly that which we seldom see, is through modeling. Dr. Valerie O'Loughlin and her colleagues at Indiana University have created this thoroughly impressive set of animations so that "students could better understand the complex processes that must occur in embryologic development." The site is arranged into five main areas, including:...

http://www.indiana.edu/~anat550/embryo_main/
View Resource Get Body Smart

The Get Body Smart site was created in 2000 by Scott Sheffield. He's been teaching human anatomy and physiology for over 20 years and the site is an important source of high-quality information on both fields. As it is an online textbook, the subject areas here on the homepage include Skeletal System, Nervous System, and Histology. Each of these areas includes an introductory tutorial, along with...

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https://www.getbodysmart.com/
View Resource LUMEN: Structure of the Human Body

For medical professionals, learning about the human body is crucial. A number of sites hold vast stores of knowledge about the human body, and this interactive site is one resource that persons in this field should know about. Created by Dr. Frederick Wezeman and Dr. John Santaniello of Loyola University's Stritch School of Medicine, the site contains a series of interactive dissection exercises,...

http://www.meddean.luc.edu/lumen/meded/grossanatomy/index.ht...
View Resource Radiology Education

Created and maintained by Dr. Michael P. D'Alessandro, this site provides visitors with a host of links related to radiology education. The site is organized quite simply, as it consists of several hundred links vetted by Dr. Alessandro, all of which are related to radiology. At the top of the homepage, visitors will find the links organized into categories which include radiology textbooks,...

http://www.radiologyeducation.com/
View Resource The Body Explained

BioEdOnline from the Baylor College of Medicine has been producing high-quality educational resources for a number of years, so it's nice to learn about their rather fun and informative "The Body Explained" resource. Narrated and hosted by Cassius Bordelon, PhD, this video production answers a number of common questions about how the body works. The segments are quite brief, and they may just...

http://www.bioedonline.org/videos/lecture-series/the-body-ex...
View Resource Inner Body (Last reviewed in the Scout Report on August 8, 1997)

The Inner Body website is designed to help visitors find everything they want to know about the human skeleton, including everything from a "single blood vessel out of the other 60,000 miles of vessels in the human circulatory system." The folks at Inner Body have been working on these types of helpful anatomical renderings since 1997, and visitors can begin their tour through the site by clicking...

http://www.innerbody.com
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