Stiff

Author: Mary Roach
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0241965012
Size: 44.61 MB
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Mary Roach's Stiff lifts the lid off what happens to our bodies once we have died. Bold, original and with a delightful eye for detail, Roach tells us everything we wanted to know about this new frontier in medical science.

Stiff The Curious Lives Of Human Cadavers

Author: Mary Roach
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393069198
Size: 40.79 MB
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In this fascinating account, Mary Roach visits the good deeds of cadavers over the centuries and tells the engrossing story of our bodies when we are no longer with them.

Stiff

Author: Mary Roach
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393050936
Size: 65.67 MB
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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.

Grunt The Curious Science Of Humans At War

Author: Mary Roach
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393245454
Size: 70.16 MB
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Mary Roach dodges hostile fire with the U.S. Marine Corps Paintball Team as part of a study on hearing loss and survivability in combat.

Gulp Adventures On The Alimentary Canal

Author: Mary Roach
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393348741
Size: 16.69 MB
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The humorous science writer offers a tour of the human digestive system, explaining why the stomach doesn't digest itself and whether constipation can kill you.

Bonk The Curious Coupling Of Science And Sex

Author: Mary Roach
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393069211
Size: 29.52 MB
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Mary Roach shows us how and why sexual arousal and orgasm-two of the most complex, delightful, and amazing scientific phenomena on earth-can be so hard to achieve and what science is doing to make the bedroom a more satisfying place.

Spook Science Tackles The Afterlife

Author: Mary Roach
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393069204
Size: 66.81 MB
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" In an attempt to find out, Mary Roach brings her tireless curiosity to bear on an array of contemporary and historical soul-searchers: scientists, schemers, engineers, mediums, all trying to prove (or disprove) that life goes on after we ...

Packing For Mars The Curious Science Of Life In The Void

Author: Mary Roach
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393079104
Size: 28.78 MB
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To answer these questions, space agencies set up all manner of quizzical and startlingly bizarre space simulations. As Mary Roach discovers, it’s possible to preview space without ever leaving Earth.

Working Stiff

Author: Judy Melinek, MD
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476727279
Size: 31.34 MB
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The body never lies—and through the murders, accidents, and suicides that land on her table, Dr. Melinek lays bare the truth behind the glamorized depictions of autopsy work on television to reveal the secret story of the real morgue. ...