It's a spooky question, but it doesn't have to be: what happens to your body when you die? Even after you depart, there's a lot of chemistry that still goes on inside you.
We teamed up with mortician and author Caitlin Doughty (@thegooddeath) to demystify death and talk about what happens postmortem.
Check out Caitlin's awesome new book "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" here: http://bit.ly/Ootgdacs
Subscribe to her channel here: http://www.youtube.com/OrderoftheGoodDeath
And be sure to read her blog: http://bit.ly/1srxpOA
She's also on Twitter @thegooddeath
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Special thanks to Raychelle Burks, Ph.D. (@drrubidium) for her help with this episode. Leave your comments and chemistry questions in the comments!
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