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Body Worlds & The Cycle of Life

TELUS World of Science 11211-142 Street Ongoing through Monday, October 14, 2013 Your body is a symphony, with millions of finely tuned instruments, playing in perfect concert. As time goes by, age changes the instruments, both by design and in reaction to our own choices. The stunning new exhibition Body Worlds & The Cycle of Life, presented by the Health Sciences Association of Alberta, is your opportunity to peer behind the curtain and see the concert inside yourself as you've never seen it before. Making its Canadian debut, this new exhibition from physician and pioneering anatomist Dr. Gunther von Hagens presents the body throughout the human life cycle and across the arc of aging. More than 200 plastinates—real human specimens preserved through Dr. von Hagens' invention, the remarkable process called Plastination—reveal the human body in all its stages, across youth, growth, maturity and advanced age, and in all its conditions, from health to distress to disease. This new exhibition also features three special perspectives: a look at conception and pre-natal development; a display about sight and vision, including the vision challenges faced by artists Claude Monet and Edgar Degas; and a study of the geographic regions where the oldest living people tend to live, and the characteristics they have been found to share. Visiting Body Worlds & The Cycle of Life is an unparalleled experience that will have you thinking and talking about your health, your vitality and the complicated wonder that is the human body. City / Town : Edmonton Event Venue : TELUS World of Science Short Description : Revealing the Symphony Within Event Category : Museums / Attractions Cost : Adults: $26.50, Child (3-12): $16.50, Senior/Youth/Student: $23.50 (Prices include general admission and admission for exhibit) Where to purchase tickets : At the door or… Additional Information : This is a timed-entry exhibition. You can only enter the exhibition at the time indicated on your ticket. More info :…. Event Details. Location: 11211-142 Street