Stiff : The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

by Roach, Mary Year Published: 2004 Call number 611 ROA

A compelling look inside the world of forensics examines the use of human cadavers in a wide range of endeavors, including research into new surgical procedures, the testing of the authenticity of the Shroud of Turin, space exploration, a Tennessee human decay research facility, and a Scandinavian funeral directors' conference on human composting.