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Title: Brain Museum
Post by: TehBorken on Mar 17 06 06:19
[h2 id="post-1540"][a class="noline" href="" rel="bookmark" title="Permanent Link: Museum of the Brain."]Museum of the Brain[/a][/h2][h2 id="post-1540"][img name="" src="" height="333" width="450"][/h2]   This museum in Lima, Peru has a very unique collection: thousands of preserved human brains.[/p]   [blockquote][em]Visitors can see brains of persons felled by AIDS, Alzheimers, clots, hemorrhages, heart attacks and a myriad of tumors.[/em][/p]   [em]Themuseum is the proud owner of a brain that died of  Creutzfeld-Jacob disease, the human variant of "mad cow," which results in progressive dementia and loss of muscle control.[/em][/p]   [em]Also on exhibit: the brains of people who died of trichinosis, the most common brain disease in Peru, caused by eating undercooked meat, usually pork.[/em][/p][/blockquote]   [a href=""]Link to The Brain Museum[/a]