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Bodies… The Exhibition is an exhibition showcasing preserved human bodies dissected to display bodily systems. It opened in Tampa, Florida on August 20, 2005. It is similar to, though not affiliated with, the exhibition Body Worlds (which opened in 1995). The exhibit displays internal organs and organic systems, bodies staged in active poses, and fetuses in various stages of development.
The exhibit is set up so that one starts at the skeletal system, and more layers (muscular, nervous, circulatory, digestive, respiratory, urinary, and reproductive systems; as well as fetal development and the treated body) are added in successive rooms.
each exhibition uses real human bodies that have been preserved permanently by a process called "polymer preservation" so that they will not decay....The company received the cadavers for research from the Chinese government, who donated them because all the bodies at the time of death had no close next of kin or immediate families to claim the bodies
Concerns have been raised about the provenance of the bodies and the ethics of viewing human remains, especially for children and Catholics. In an editorial, Lutheran Reverend Christoph Reiners questioned the effect on the values of children