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Anatomy: A Matter of Life and Death

Anatomy: A Matter of Death and Life is a must-see this autumn. From charms to life masks, this exhibition explores the relationship between science and art through the history of…

This week in history: William Burke was executed on 28 January 1829

William Burke, alongside William Hare, committed a string of murders in Edinburgh through the 1820s. Burke and Hare were both graverobbers, selling bodies to anatomy teachers for dissection and study.…

New study finds blood vessels passing through ‘solid’ bone

As a species, humans understand a lot about their own physiology. Right down to the microscopic scale, we can describe systems and components that affect our health and wellbeing. And…