Stiff The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

A look inside the world of forensics examines the use of human cadavers in a wide range of endeavors, including research into new surgical procedures, space exploration, and a Tennessee human decay research facility.

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  • Author : Mary Roach
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Pages : 303 pages
  • ISBN : 0393324826
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 3788 reviews
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Stiff

Stiff
  • Author : Mary Roach
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 01 July 2022
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A look inside the world of forensics examines the use of human cadavers in a wide range of endeavors, including research into new surgical procedures, space exploration, and a Tennessee human decay research facility.

Stiff

Stiff
  • Author : Mary Roach
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 01 July 2022
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A look inside the world of forensics examines the use of human cadavers in a wide range of endeavors, including research into new surgical procedures, space exploration, and a Tennessee human decay research facility.

Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law

Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law
  • Author : Mary Roach
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 14 September 2021
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One of Bookpage's Most Anticipated Nonfiction Books of 2021 Join "America’s funniest science writer" (Peter Carlson, Washington Post), Mary Roach, on an irresistible investigation into the unpredictable world where wildlife and humans meet. What’s to be done about a jaywalking moose? A bear caught breaking and entering? A murderous tree? Three hundred years ago, animals that broke the law would be assigned legal representation and put on trial. These days, as New York Times best-selling author Mary Roach discovers,

Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
  • Author : Mary Roach
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 17 May 2004
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Beloved, best-selling science writer Mary Roach’s “acutely entertaining, morbidly fascinating” (Susan Adams, Forbes) classic, now with a new epilogue. For two thousand years, cadavers – some willingly, some unwittingly – have been involved in science’s boldest strides and weirdest undertakings. They’ve tested France’s first guillotines, ridden the NASA Space Shuttle, been crucified in a Parisian laboratory to test the authenticity of the Shroud of Turin, and helped solve the mystery of TWA Flight 800. For every new surgical procedure,

Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War

Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War
  • Author : Mary Roach
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 07 June 2016
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A New York Times / National Bestseller "America's funniest science writer" (Washington Post) Mary Roach explores the science of keeping human beings intact, awake, sane, uninfected, and uninfested in the bizarre and extreme circumstances of war. Grunt tackles the science behind some of a soldier's most challenging adversaries—panic, exhaustion, heat, noise—and introduces us to the scientists who seek to conquer them. Mary Roach dodges hostile fire with the U.S. Marine Corps Paintball Team as part of a study

Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex

Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex
  • Author : Mary Roach
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 06 April 2009
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A New York Times Bestseller “Rich in dexterous innuendo, laugh-out-loud humor and illuminating fact. It’s compulsively readable.” —Los Angeles Times Book Review In ?Bonk, ?the best-selling author of Stiff turns her outrageous curiosity and insight on the most alluring scientific subject of all: sex. Can a person think herself to orgasm? Why doesn't Viagra help women-or, for that matter, pandas? Can a dead man get an erection? Is vaginal orgasm a myth? Mary Roach shows us how and why

Dr. Mutter's Marvels

Dr. Mutter's Marvels
  • Author : Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 04 September 2014
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A mesmerizing biography of the brilliant and eccentric medical innovator who revolutionized American surgery and founded the country’s most famous museum of medical oddities Imagine undergoing an operation without anesthesia performed by a surgeon who refuses to sterilize his tools—or even wash his hands. This was the world of medicine when Thomas Dent Mütter began his trailblazing career as a plastic surgeon in Philadelphia during the middle of the nineteenth century. Although he died at just forty-eight,

Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife

Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife
  • Author : Mary Roach
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 17 October 2006
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The best-selling author of Stiff and Bonk trains her considerable wit and curiosity on the human soul. "What happens when we die? Does the light just go out and that's that—the million-year nap? Or will some part of my personality, my me-ness persist? What will that feel like? What will I do all day? Is there a place to plug in my lap-top?" In an attempt to find out, Mary Roach brings her tireless curiosity to bear on an

Body of Work

Body of Work
  • Author : Christine Montross
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 01 July 2022
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A first-year medical student describes an anatomy class during which she studied the donated body of a cadaver dubbed "Eve," an experience that profoundly influenced her subsequent studies and understanding of the human form.

First Cut

First Cut
  • Author : Albert Howard Carter, III
  • Publisher : Picador
  • Release : 17 March 2015
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With humor, compassion, and wisdom, Howard Carter recounts the semester he spent watching first-year medical students in a human anatomy lab. From the tentative early incisions of the back, the symbolic weight of extracting the heart, and by the end, the curious mappings of the brain, we embark on a path that is at once frightening, awesome, and finally redemptive.

The Whole Death Catalog

The Whole Death Catalog
  • Author : Harold Schechter
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release : 02 June 2009
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In the tradition of Mary Roach’s bestselling Stiff and Jessica Mitford’s classic exposé The American Way of Death comes this meticulously researched, refreshingly irreverent, and lavishly illustrated look at death from acclaimed author Harold Schechter. With his trademark fearlessness and bracing sense of humor, Schechter digs deep into a wealth of sources to unearth a treasure trove of surprising facts, amusing anecdotes, practical information, and timeless wisdom about that undiscovered country to which we will all one day

My Planet

My Planet
  • Author : Mary Roach
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 04 April 2013
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From acclaimed, New York Times best-selling author Mary Roach comes the complete collection of her “My Planet” articles published in Reader’s Digest. She was a hit columnist in the magazine, and this book features the articles she wrote in that time. Insightful and hilarious, Mary explores the ins and outs of the modern world: marriage, friends, family, food, technology, customer service, dental floss, and ants—she leaves no element of the American experience unchecked for its inherent paradoxes, pleasures,

Working Stiff

Working Stiff
  • Author : Judy Melinek, MD,T.J. Mitchell
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 12 August 2014
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A New York City forensic pathologist and her Harvard-educated husband describe her experiences as a student and doctor throughout the events of September 11, the subsequent anthrax bio-terrorism attack and the disastrous crash of Flight 587.