Joint ownership

What U.S. institutions pay for human bones*

1. Skull with teeth — $1,200

2. Articulated skeleton — $3,193

3. Articulated foot — $150

4. Articulated hand — $200

5. Pelvis — $190

6. Vertebra — $43

7. Half skeleton — $2,580

*Articulated specimens include one or more pivoted joints

Source: Wired magazine (December 2007)