He founded the Institute for Plastination inin the German city of Heidelberg, and in began commercializing his invention with exhibitions designed by his wife, Dr. Inthe Bishop of Manchester launched a campaign  to coincide with the opening of Body Worlds in that city, accusing the exhibitors of being "body snatchers" and "robbing the NHS", arguing that donation of bodies for plastination would deprive the National Health Service of organs for transplant. Also featured is a liver with cirrhosis and the lungs of a smoker and non-smoker are placed side by side. Advisors felt that this is the most controversial aspect of the project. In Marchthe Manchester Museum of Science and Industry was granted such a licence to hold Body Worlds 4 and a further licence was granted to the exhibition in the O2, London, in The dead bodies, that is. That's a reasonable standard to apply.
The UK Parliament created legislation for exhibits of human remains, including plastinated bodies and body parts, in England and Wales under the Human Tissue Act
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The specimen took three years to complete — ten times longer than it takes to prepare a human body. How America Was Won. The site included a government petition calling for "a review of the law regarding the policies and practices of touring shows involving corpses". How America was Won",  Lucia Tanassi, professor of medical ethics and anthropology at Vanderbilt University Medical Centerexplored questions for ethicists regarding this new scientific frontier. There are also extremely realistic plastinate impressions of human hearts and slices including one slice of copulating humans for sale to the general public. The Universe Withinthat exhibiting dead bodies for profit was a "violation of the respect owed to them".