Human Bodies on Display: Where Do They Come From?

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Human Bodies on Display: Where Do They Come From?

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For an average price of $25, millions of Americans have gone to see real human bodies -- like the one pictured to the left -- at "Bodies ...the Exhibition," what is now a run-away hit show that has been seen in Las Vegas, San Diego and at the South Street Seaport in New York.

In a process called plastination, human bodies are skinned, trimmed and essentially pickled or cured in plastic before being placed on display. (ABC News)

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