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Over the past 30 years several researchers and educators have experimented with the
technique of plastination. A Cumulative Index of publications on plastination was
compile and created by Gille Grondin of Universite du Quebec a Trois-Rivieres, Canada.
Click the link to access the The Cumulative Index of Publications on Plastination.
Other Plastinattion articles:
Baptista, C.A.C., Cerqueira, E.P., & Conran, P.B. (1988) Impregnation of biological specimens with resins and elastomers: Plastination with Biodur S10 resin. Rev Bras Cienc Morfol 5(1):60-62.
Baptista, C.A.C. & Conran, P.B. (1989) Plastination of the heart: Preparation for the study of the cardiac valves. J Intl Soc Plastination 3(1):3-7.
Baptista, C.A.C., Skie, M., Yeasting, R.A., Ebrahein, N., & Jackson, W.T. (1989) Plastination of the wrist: Potential uses in education and clinical medicine. J Intl Soc Plastination 3(1):18-21.
Baptista, C.A.C., Bellm, P., & Pledge, M. (1992) The use of explosion proof freezers in plastination: Are they really necessary? J Intl Soc Plastination 6(1):34-37.
Skalkos, E., Williams, G. and Baptista, C.A.C. (1999) The E-12 Technique as an accessory tool for the study of myocardial fiber structure analysis in MRI. J Intl Soc Plastination 14(1):18-21.
“Imaging: The Tools of Science”, a permanent exhibit of plastinated cross-sections of a human head and correspondent magnetic resonance images, housed in the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, Illinois. The exhibit sponsored by Howard Hughes Medical Institute won a coveted award in 1993 from the American Association of Museums. View images from the exhibit
“Brain the Inside Story” housed by the American Museum of Natural History, New York City the exhibition illustrates how our remarkable brains work and what makes them so special, while featuring what is currently one of the hottest and most promising fields in science today—neuroscience. Among the display are two human brains plastinated using silicone on loan from the University of Toledo. (http://youtu.be/wV6eA3wvTRs)