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So not sitting in a medical student's car so they can drive in the car pool lane ?. 
Quote from: RD on 13/01/2011 05:08:00So not sitting in a medical student's car so they can drive in the car pool lane ?. Whew.Have you smelled Formaldehyde?After a while it permeates into everything.I don't think I'd want it in my car.
[Formaldehyde] gives me such a headache too!
Q.Can formaldehyde cause cancer?A. Although the short-term health effects of formaldehyde exposure are well known, less is known about its potential long-term health effects. In 1980, laboratory studies showed that exposure to formaldehyde could cause nasal cancer in rats. This finding raised the question of whether formaldehyde exposure could also cause cancer in humans. In 1987, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) classified formaldehyde as a probable human carcinogen under conditions of unusually high or prolonged exposure (1). Since that time, some studies of humans have suggested that formaldehyde exposure is associated with certain types of cancer. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classifies formaldehyde as a human carcinogen.Several [National Cancer Institute (US)] surveys of professionals who are potentially exposed to formaldehyde in their work, such as anatomists and embalmers, have suggested that these individuals are at an increased risk of leukemia and brain cancer compared with the general population.
Hmm, another question came to my mind is. What would happen, if you accidentally make a mistake when dissecting the body? Will the body be disposed or will they give you a new body for dissection?