Take a Self-Guided Tour Inside the Human Body

The Virtual Body offers a simple, self-guided approach to human biology and anatomy, with topics ranging from reproduction to disease and immunity. Adapted from the Time-Life series "Understanding Science and Nature," the CD-ROM incorporates over 100 animations, 85 photographs, 10 minutes of actual medical video footage and three hours of audio. Virtual labs and mini-labs give straightforward answers to 52 of the most commonly asked questions about the human body. "Did You Know?" and "Amazing Fact" boxes scattered throughout provide interesting information such as "Your skin weighs more than twice as much as your brain." IVI Publishing, Minneapolis, MN, (800) 432-1332. W

This article originally appeared in the 10/01/1995 issue of THE Journal.