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Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

Key insights from Mary Roach's

Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

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Length: 11 minutes
A look at the unsung (and unliving) heroes of science and medicine.

Writer Mary Roach has traveled the world in search of strange and interesting things to write about, and now she explores a topic we often cover with a mental sheet: the experiences of dead bodies. In this Snapshot, you’ll learn about the all-important contributions cadavers have made to the fields of medicine, vehicle safety, and forensics, among others, as well as some of the more absurd situations they have ended up in.

Read this Snapshot if you:

  • Want to donate your body to science
  • Are interested in the study of anatomy
  • Like strange and slightly macabre stories
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Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

Book Actions

Start Reading

Book Information

Key insights from Mary Roach's

Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

Ratings:
Length: 11 minutes
A look at the unsung (and unliving) heroes of science and medicine.

Writer Mary Roach has traveled the world in search of strange and interesting things to write about, and now she explores a topic we often cover with a mental sheet: the experiences of dead bodies. In this Snapshot, you’ll learn about the all-important contributions cadavers have made to the fields of medicine, vehicle safety, and forensics, among others, as well as some of the more absurd situations they have ended up in.

Read this Snapshot if you:

  • Want to donate your body to science
  • Are interested in the study of anatomy
  • Like strange and slightly macabre stories
What is a Snapshot?Learn More