Stiff The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

Written By Mary Roach
Stiff  The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
  • Publsiher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 17 May 2004
  • ISBN : 9780393069198
  • Pages : 320 pages
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 3834 reviews
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Download or read book entitled Stiff The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by author: Mary Roach which was release on 17 May 2004 and published by W. W. Norton & Company with total page 320 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. "One of the funniest and most unusual books of the year....Gross, educational, and unexpectedly sidesplitting."—Entertainment Weekly Stiff is an oddly compelling, often hilarious exploration of the strange lives of our bodies postmortem. For two thousand years, cadavers—some willingly, some unwittingly—have been involved in science's boldest strides and weirdest undertakings. 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 The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

Stiff  The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
  • Author : Mary Roach
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2004-05-17
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9780393069198
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Summary : "One of the funniest and most unusual books of the year....Gross, educational, and unexpectedly sidesplitting."—Entertainment Weekly Stiff is an oddly compelling, often hilarious exploration of the strange lives of our bodies postmortem. For two thousand years, cadavers—some willingly, some unwittingly—have been involved in science's boldest strides ...

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  • Author : Worth Books
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2017-02-07
  • Total pages : 30
  • ISBN : 9780393069198
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Summary : So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of Stiff tells you what you need to know—before or after you read Mary Roach’s book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a ...

Packing for Mars

Packing for Mars
  • Author : Mary Roach
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2011-09-01
  • Total pages : 312
  • ISBN : 9780393069198
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Summary : What happens when you vomit during a space walk? The bestselling author of Stiff explores the irresistibly strange universe of space travel and life without gravity Space is devoid of the stuff humans need to live: air, gravity, hot showers, fresh veg, privacy, beer. How much can a person give ...

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Fuzz
  • Author : Mary Roach
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton
  • Release Date : 2021
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9780393069198
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Summary : 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....

Six Feet Over

Six Feet Over
  • Author : Mary Roach
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Release Date : 2010-08-31
  • Total pages : 300
  • ISBN : 9780393069198
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Summary : 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 laptop?” Mary Roach trains her considerable humour and ...

Gulp

Gulp
  • Author : Mary Roach
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2013-04-01
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 9780393069198
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Summary : Eating is the most pleasurable, gross, necessary, unspeakable biological process we undertake. But very few of us realise what strange wet miracles of science operate inside us after every meal – let alone have pondered the results (of the research). How have physicists made crisps crispier? What do laundry detergent and ...

Grunt

Grunt
  • Author : Mary Roach
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017-06
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9780393069198
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Summary : Mention it and most of us think of history, of conflicts on foreign soil, of heroism and compromise, of strategy and weapons. But there's a whole other side to the gruesome business of the battlefield. In Grunt, the inimitable Mary Roach explores the science of keeping human beings intact, awake, ...

Gulp

Gulp
  • Author : Mary Roach
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016-08
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9780393069198
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Summary : Eating is the most pleasurable, gross, necessary, unspeakable biological process we undertake. But very few of us realise what strange wet miracles of science operate inside us after every meal - let alone have pondered the results (of the research). How have physicists made crisps crispier? What do laundry detergent ...

Bonk

Bonk
  • Author : Mary Roach
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 319
  • ISBN : 9780393069198
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Summary : Few things are as fundamental to human happiness as sex, and few writers are as entertaining about the subject as Mary Roach.Can a woman think herself to orgasm?Is your penis three inches longer than you think?Why doesn't Viagra help women - or, for that matter, pandas?Does ...

Bonk

Bonk
  • Author : Mary Roach
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 319
  • ISBN : 9780393069198
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Summary : A whimsical assessment of the science of sexual physiology considers the lighter side of such topics as the arousal of cadavers, mythologies about a woman's ability to experience orgasm, and the ineffectiveness of Viagra on female pandas. By the author of Stiff and Spook....

The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2011

The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2011
  • Author : Mary Roach,Tim Folger
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Total pages : 361
  • ISBN : 9780393069198
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Summary : Presents a collection of the year's best essays written by American authors that discuss topics in science and nature....

Animal Vegetable Criminal

Animal Vegetable Criminal
  • Author : Mary Roach
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2021-10-14
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9780393069198
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Summary : What happens when nature and humanity clash? In past centuries, wild animals who broke the law would be given lawyers and put on trial. But what’s the solution now, as we humans dominate the planet and don’t like it when wildlife gets in the way? In this fresh, ...

Inside Animal Minds

Inside Animal Minds
  • Author : Virgina Morell,Mary Roach,Peter Miller
  • Publisher : National Geographic Books
  • Release Date : 2012-10-09
  • Total pages : 62
  • ISBN : 9780393069198
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Summary : The Animal Intelligence Bundle: “Minds of Their Own” by Virginia Morell (March 2008) “Almost Human” by Mary Roach (April 2008) “The Genius of Swarms” by Peter Miller (July 2007) In “Minds of Their Own,” Virginia Morell provides an overview of the science of animal intelligence. She introduces you to an African gray parrot ...

Animal Vegetable Criminal

Animal Vegetable Criminal
  • Author : Mary Roach
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021-10-14
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9780393069198
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Summary : What happens when nature and humanity clash? In past centuries, wild animals who broke the law would be given lawyers and put on trial. But what's the solution now, as we humans dominate the planet and don't like it when wildlife gets in the way? In this fresh, funny and ...

Packing for Mars

Packing for Mars
  • Author : Mary Roach
  • Publisher : W W Norton & Company Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 334
  • ISBN : 9780393069198
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Summary : Describes the weirdness of space travel, answers questions about the long-term effects of living in zero gravity on the human body, and explains how space simulations on Earth can provide a preview to life in space....