Interactive anatomy video: Michigan Immersive Digital Experience Nexus, or MIDEN, allows students to dissect virtual human bodies.

The University of Michigan’s Startling New Tool for Studying Human Anatomy (Video)

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April 8 2014 4:59 PM

In the Flesh

The University of Michigan’s startling new tool for studying human anatomy.

The Michigan Immersive Digital Experience Nexus allows students to warp virtual human cadavers however they wish, pulling back flesh and segmenting bodies with the switch of the hand. The futuristic tool could prove essential to anatomy classes.


Jim Festante is an actor/writer in Los Angeles and regular video contributor to Slate. He is the author of the Image Comics miniseries The End Times of Bram and Ben.

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