Tag Archives: Plastination

Plastination and Taxidermy: Which is Best for a Museum?

There are many ways to conserve animal specimens for study— from organs in jars, to whole skeletons, to preserved skins and even plastination. Dr. Kamal Khidas explains using samples from our collections. Continue reading

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Odyssey under the Skin

Science, technology, art! Our Curator of Vertebrates, Dr. Kamal Khidas, gives his impressions on the new exhibit BodyWorlds: Animal Inside Out. Continue reading

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