My eye was caught there by a project in Berkeley, California, which offers a virtual frog in various stages of dissection. There are pictures of its skeleton, nerves and many of the internal organs. Eventually the idea is that these will be viewable like holograms, from any angle, so that students can learn biology painlessly. No doubt this is good news for frogs. But as I studied the drab little yellow and green pictures on screen, with their simplistic captions ('The Brain: this organ processes input from the nerves.'), the reduction of biology to a sort of digital cartoon strip seemed terribly sad news for humans.
IndyBest product reviews are unbiased, independent advice you can trust. On some occasions, we earn revenue if you click the links and buy the products, but we never allow this to bias our coverage. The reviews are compiled through a mix of expert opinion and real-world testingReuse content