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Body Worlds, the display of anatomical specimens preserved by plastination, leaves the California Science Center on the 23rd.During a visit last night, we overheard a woman mumur to her sullen, teenage son as they both examined the tar-blackened lungs of a deceased smoker:

"Look at that. Aren't you at all affected by this? It makes me want to vomit!"

Worry not if you can't get to the exhibition before it closes. Body Worlds 2 starts January 29th.