Skip to content
A.T. Still University
Prospective Students
Current Students
Alumni
Schools
Faculty
Partners
Public
Diversity
Connect




iConnect News
ATSU Headlines
Arizona Campus Missouri Campus ASDOH ASHS KCOM SOMA Awards Community Health Centers Graduations Grants

Students
Student Headlines AZ Student Affairs MO Student Affairs ATSU Portal Login

Alumni
Alumni Headlines Classnotes In Memoriam Continuing Education

Faculty & Staff
Faculty/Staff Headlines Research & Publications ATSU Portal Login

Newsletters
iConnect Newsletter Grants & You Newsletter Athletic Training Alumni Newsletter Still Partner Newsletter Still- Well Being Newsletter Healthy Investments ATSU Research
A.T. Still Library Newsletter
Still Magazine
Current Issue
Past Issues
Headlines
Classnotes
Donor Recognition
Features
Hot Sheet
In Memoriam
Letters
Profiles
The Last Word
Web Exclusives
President’s Desk
Research News
Spark Scholarly Activity Magazine
Fall 2018
Summer 2018
Spring 2018
Winter 2018
Supplement 2017
Fall 2017
Summer 2017
Spring 2017
Winter 2017
Supplement 2016
ATSU Research Fall 2016 ATSU Research Summer 2016 ATSU Research Spring 2016 ATSU Research Winter 2016 ATSU Research Supplement 2015 ATSU Research Fall 2015
Museum of Osteopathic Medicine

iConnect News


Viral photo from ATSU’s Museum of Osteopathic Medicine gets on the internet’s nerves

February 6, 2018
Posted In: KCOM, Missouri Campus, Museum of Osteopathic Medicine

Last week, this photo of a dissected human nervous system at the Museum of Osteopathic Medicine reached the top spot on Reddit, a social news aggregation site that sees about 200 million site visits a month, also known as “the front page of the internet.” The photo also popped up on Imgur as one of the most viral images on the internet.

The display is one of only four fully intact, dissected human nervous systems in the world. The dissection was painstakingly completed in 1926 by two students at the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. Together, they spent more than 1,500 hours on the project.

According to Jason Haxton, MA, director of the Museum of Osteopathic Medicine, “People familiar with the dissection say this is truly a miracle piece.”

Check out this article on Live Science to learn more.

Comments are closed.

« »