Medical Oddities from the Bowels of the Mütter

“Disturbingly informative,” is how museum director Robert Hicks describes Philadelphia’s Mütter Museum—items of interest include a gangrenous hand, wax models of extinct diseases, deformed bones and body parts. Now imagine what’s in the basement. Science Friday got a behind-the-scenes tour.


Second camera: Annette Heist, produced by Flora Lichtman

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Flora Lichtman was the host of the podcast Every Little Thing. She’s a former Science Friday multimedia producer.

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