The Resource Stiff : the curious lives of human cadavers, Mary Roach

Stiff : the curious lives of human cadavers, Mary Roach

Label
Stiff : the curious lives of human cadavers
Title
Stiff
Title remainder
the curious lives of human cadavers
Statement of responsibility
Mary Roach
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
ORE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Roach, Mary
Dewey number
611
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Interest level
  • UG
  • 6-8
LC call number
R853.H8
LC item number
R635 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Reading level
  • 9.4
  • 11
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human experimentation in medicine
  • Dead
  • Human dissection
  • Dead
  • Human dissection
  • Human experimentation in medicine
Label
Stiff : the curious lives of human cadavers, Mary Roach
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-303)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
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?
Control code
ocn607347068
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (303 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780393069198
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
other
Stock number
C6018868-35C2-4B56-8CBB-399C8C92320D
Label
Stiff : the curious lives of human cadavers, Mary Roach
Link
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-303)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
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?
Control code
ocn607347068
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (303 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780393069198
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
other
Stock number
C6018868-35C2-4B56-8CBB-399C8C92320D

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