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How is it we know so much of decomposition? The smelly truth? - Body Farms! Michael Aranda explains what happens after you die and how eventually you turn back into dust. Hosted by: Michael Aranda ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters -- we couldn't make SciShow without them! Shout out to Justin Ove, Justin Lentz, David Campos, Chris Peters, Philippe von Bergen, Fatima Iqbal, John Murrin, Linnea Boyev, and Kathy & Tim Philip. ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow Or help support us by becoming our patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow Sources: http://www.theguardian.com/science/neurophilosophy/2015/may/05/life-after-death http://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/algor%20mortis http://www.iupui.edu/~pathol/autopsy/main/11/11.htm http://chemistry.about.com/cs/biochemistry/a/aa061903a.htm http://australianmuseum.net.au/image/putrefaction-4-to-10-days http://www.rsc.org/chemistryworld/podcast/CIIEcompounds/transcripts/putrescine.asp https://books.google.com/books?id=4QcBeVaythgC&lpg=PA213 http://www.sfu.museum/forensics/eng/pg_media-media_pg/entomologie-entomology/ http://www.archeo.uw.edu.pl/zalaczniki/upload617.pdf http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00114-006-0159-1 https://books.google.com/books?id=Ht0KCgAAQBAJ&lpg=PT297 https://books.google.com/books?id=YzCW-eN60OgC&lpg=PA312 http://www.iceman.it/en/node/233 http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/morbid-monday-soap-on-a-bone http://www.tollundman.dk/bevaring-i-mosen.asp http://fac.utk.edu/default.html http://mentalfloss.com/article/56640/welcome-body-farm http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-11-19/body-farm-to-study-decomposing-human-corpses-set-up-in-sydney/5904394 http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/explainer/2006/07/bless_this_boggy_book.html Images: http://cel.utk.edu/interdisciplinary_partners.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%96tzi#/media/File:OetzitheIceman-glacier-199109a.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%96tzi#/media/File:OetzitheIceman02.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_anatomy#/media/File:A_depiction_of_an_anatomical_theatre.jpeg

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