Ow ow ow ow ow ow

3D animation of how a baby gets from the uterus to the world. It makes me clutch my ladyparts in fear. Not just because of the ..stretching… (though there is that) but because the music, Bach’s Cello Suite No. 1, is forever associated with Master and Commander for me. Childbirth and early 19th century British naval warfare, though perhaps equally un-fun, are NOT meant to go together.

The same medical animation artists also have a supercool video of the antibody immune response.

Via Pharyngula

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3 Responses to Ow ow ow ow ow ow

  1. Greg says:

    What the hell in my brain made me click that?

  2. Here, Greg, clean your mind with this.

  3. […] Other polychaetes have my favorite weird sex adaptation ever. They have specialized butt segments, called epitokes, that are filled with with sperm or eggs.  The worm’s butt then breaks off from the rest of the worm and swims off – by itself – to find other worm butts and mate. Meanwhile, the rest of the worm goes about its business. So much better than being a giant-headed mammal. […]

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