Forensic anthropologists are specialized scientists who analyze the skeletal remains of the recently deceased to help authorities figure out who the person was and what happened to them.
If an astronaut were to die on Mars, neither cremation nor burial would be good options.
Though Renaissance concerns about ‘borrowed flesh’ might seem outlandish and out of date, they are surprisingly relevant to the modern surgical landscape.
A funeral director explains how the bodies of the deceased are prepared for burial or cremation in the United States.
An expert on forensic science explains the critical role of coroners and pathologists in the COVID-19 crisis, as many cities struggle to manage the soaring number of dead bodies.
Too may countries are drastically unprepared for the coming weeks and months.