anatomy

tech-features

Medical Textbooks Overwhelmingly Use Pictures of Young White Men

"You shouldn't have a 20-year-old with coronary artery disease."
Rose Eveleth
5.9.19
Motherboard

Scientists Discover New Type of Blood Vessels In Our Bones

Human anatomy still contains many mysteries.
Jordan Pearson
1.22.19
Weird crimes

A Man Was Caught Stealing Human Toes From a ‘Body Worlds’ Exhibit

Thankfully, the digits have been returned to the exhibit.
Sarah Emerson
6.19.18
What The Fuck

Science Has Gone Too Far: This Is Apparently the ‘Perfect Human Body’

Anthropologist Alice Roberts and a team of SFX model makers designed the “perfect human,” and it’s fucked up.
Samantha Cole
6.15.18
happy holidays

Watch This Humanoid Robot Doing Pushups and Crunches and Reckon with Your Own Mortality

Researchers say the robots will help with the development of prostheses.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.20.17
Garage Magazine

Geumhyung Jeong's Uncanny Performance Pries Sex from Machinery

Geumhyung Jeong’s bewitching performance about the female body and the boundaries between human and machine took on added eerie appeal in Tate Modern's Tanks.
Ellen Mara De Wachter
10.6.17
Fighting Words

There's a Reason Some Men Take Up So Much Space When They Sit

In defense of manspreading.
Lou Schuler
7.18.17
hyper realism

These Hyper-Realistic Tiny Baby Sculptures Just Need Your Love

Sheila Mrofka sculpts miniature clay babies so lifelike you’ll swear they’re real.
Anna Marks
6.28.17
sculpture

Human and Animal Innards Expose Themselves in These Surgical Sculptures

Biological sculptor Olivier de Sagazan explores the borderlands between life and death in his bisected works.
DJ Pangburn
6.23.17
monday insta illustrator

Melt-Away Figure Drawings Reveal the Skeletons Beneath

Istanbul-based artist Aytaç Armağan's pencil sketches reveal the bare bones behind his technique.
Beckett Mufson
6.12.17
Broadly

'Fear of the Clit': A Brief History of Medical Books Erasing Women's Genitalia

We've come a long way since scientists asserted that the clitoris was a deformity, but the view of women as underdeveloped men and child receptacles still haunts our textbooks.
Suzannah Weiss
5.3.17
embroidery

Morbid Skeleton Embroidery Makes Death Look Pretty

Moonrise Whims thinks bones and organs are just as pretty as flowers, and sews them that way.
J.H. Fearless
5.2.17
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