Plasticized bodies and body parts will soon be sold on line. This story is repugnant and very unsettling.
Gunther von Hagens latest move outrages queasy public
Plasticized corpse huckster Gunther von Hagens is jumping on the grisly express again. The German millionaire bizman scientist is preparing to offer plasticized body parts and entire bodies for sale online, sparking public outrage. VonVon Hagens developed a way to preserve corpses by replacing body fluids and fat with plastic resin, and has launched a controversial series of global exhibits staging dead people engaging in activities from pole vaulting to having sex. He plans to sell bodies for $90,000, torsos for $75,000 and human heads for $33,000.
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- Dr Death: body parts for sale on internet by controversial anatomist Gunther von Hagens (telegraph.co.uk)