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The Mortsafe: Or How to Protect Your Loved Ones from the Bodysnatchers

Posted by admin on May 30, 2013

Medical students in the United Kingdom of the nineteenth century faced a quandary. They had been accustomed to using the corpses of executed criminals to study anatomy.

The use of the corpses of the convicted to discover the secrets of human anatomy dates back to the 4th century BC, when Herophilos and Erasistratus of Alexandria were given permission to perform live vivisections.

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