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body farm

A research facility where human decomposition is studied in various settings, as a way of objectifying timing and circumstances of death from human remains.

Body farms in the US 
California University of Pennsylvania, Sam Houston State University, Texas State University, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Western Carolina University.
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When the officer looked at the videos one was titled "Body Farm and Beyond" and the associated text stated it "takes you on a tour of the body farm".
In this quirky buddy flick, which follows our heroes on a road trip to the University of Tennessee's Forensic Anthropology Center -- a real place that is colloquially known as the Body Farm for its outdoor laboratory featuring decomposing corpses -- Albert is less of a consultant than an extraordinarily patient therapist, with a touch of friend thrown in.
He visited a 'body farm' and highlighted the importance of having a supply to help teach new students - that's what started off the change in my mindset towards this path.
"He visited a 'body farm' and highlighted the importance of having a supply to help teach new students -- that's what started off the change in my mindset towards this path.
A human corpse was left on a 26-acre woodland site, known as a "body farm," as part of a study to see how human bodies decompose in the wild 6 including the way animals interact with them.
Sykes , Liverpool Body farm best WHAT a fuss over the body of Ian Brady - undertakers refused to handle it, nobody wanted him buried in case he was next to one of their own.
Topping this section was a pen of Beltex x Ewes with twin Beltex lambs at foot realising PS212 or PS70.66 per life consigned by M/s C Everitt, Jolly Body Farm, Stanhope.
We are so far behind American forensics because we don't have a "body farm".
She recently returned to her native Australia to establish that country's first body farm, a site where donated cadavers are left in the open so that the biochemical processes associated with their decay can be studied.
Texas Body Farm Researchers Use Corpses to Solve Crimes, by Ally Mutnick - Texas State University's Forensic Anthropology Center is home to about 50 donated human corpses, which are used in research that can help doctors identify bodies, rescuers find missing persons and law enforcement solve crimes.