Kurt Mutchler

senior science editor for National Geographic

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Written and produced by Amy Ta 
 Susan Potter wanted to donate her body to science after she died. She learned about the the Visible Human Project in Colorado, which creates detailed…

What it’s like being immortalized as a digital corpse -- to teach generations of med students

Written and produced by Amy Ta Susan Potter wanted to donate her body to science after she died. She learned about the the Visible Human Project in Colorado, which creates detailed…

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