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Journey to the fantastical microbe realm hidden right on your face
Your body means the world to the microbes that live on it.
We need more ‘body farms’ to figure out how corpses rot
Research on pig carcasses and a new body farm in Florida might offer some clues
The quest to engineer entire organs in a lab
Excerpt: The Body Builders
Scientists Identify Gases Unique To Rotting Pigs And Human Bodies
Pinpointing the smell of death will help cadaver dogs track down bodies more quickly
What Happens To A Body When It’s ‘Sleeping With The Fishes’?
Scientists submerge pig cadavers to find out
Turning People Into Plastic
At Dalian Hoffen Bio-Technique Company in northern China, people turn other people into plastic. Plastination is a four-step process during … Continued
Florida Funeral Home First to Debut Alternative to Cremation: Liquefaction
A Florida funeral home has debuted a new alternative to cremation, known as the Resomator, that uses heated alkaline water … Continued
Contest Asks: What’s the Awesomest 3-D Printed Bionic Titanium Implant You Can Imagine
Can't wait for 3-D printed grills. Are you listening, Lil Wayne?
New Software Can Digitally Improve Actors’ Physiques in Post-Production
A new type of image-manipulation software could help salvage all the home video footage shot during your awkward phase. It … Continued
New Corpse-Detection System Finds Where the Bodies Are Buried
Cops searching for hidden graves usually rely on dogs or ground-penetrating radar. Now they have another tool in their arsenal … Continued