Meet your new organ: the interstitium

Doctors believe this new organ might explain why cancer spreads so easily.

Browse the brain one cell at a time in the most detailed atlas ever made

And the Allen Brain Atlas is free to use. Hurray!

How the eye works: what you can’t see

How eyesight works and other functions.

Breathtaking digital images probe human anatomy like never before

Often called  a “Digital Age Leonardo da Vinci”, Alexander Tsiaras is a digital innovator, technologist and artist. You might know him from his work that showcases beautiful digital images of the human body, made using cutting edge imaging software along with artsy tweaks. Guided by a passion for the human form and insides, Tsiaras founded the TheVisualMD, an extensive online library that documents

New ligament discovered in the human knee

The human body is a complex biological entity in seemingly perfect harmony as thousands of components play their part in tandem. Discovering, describing and understanding how each of this body parts function and work together is the primary role of human anatomy. Some of you might be surprised to find that human anatomy is yet from being exhaustively described, as

Shorties: the Google body browser

You should know that Google has a sort of Google Maps application, only it’s not for real maps, but for the human body. It’s a pretty awesome and nifty tool, especially if you’re into anatomy at a basic or intermediate level, or if you have problems visualizing the human body, or even if you’re just curious. Here it is. Some