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Stiff : the curious lives of human cadavers / Mary Roach.

Roach, Mary. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 0393050939 (hb.)
  • Physical Description: 303 pages : illustrations ; 22cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2003.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [295]-303).
Formatted Contents Note: A head is a terrible thing to waste: practicing surgery on the dead -- Crimes of anatomy: body-snatching and other sordid tales from the dawn of human dissection -- Life after death: on human decay and what can be done about it -- Dead man driving: human crash test dummies and the ghastly, necessary science of impact tolerance -- Beyond the black box: when the bodies of the passengers must tell the story of a crash -- The cadaver who joined the army: the sticky ethics of bullets and bombs -- Holy cadaver: the crucifixion experiments -- How to know if you're dead: beating-heart cadavers, live burial, and the scientific search for the soul -- Just a head: decapitation, reanimation, and the human head transplant -- Eat me: medicinal cannibalism and the case of the human dumplings -- Out of the fire, into the compost bin: and other new ways to end up -- Remains of the author: will she or won't she?.
Awards Note: Eliot Rosewater nominee, 2007-2008
Subject: Human experimentation in medicine.
Human dissection.
Eliot Rosewater nominee, 2007-2008.

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