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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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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.
The final part takes on death and includes photos of corpses at the University of Tennessee's Body Farm.
The last time we met, three years ago, a bodyguard stood outside her London hotel suite throughout our interview and the security-conscious author - whose forensic mysteries, including Postmortem and The Body Farm, have sold more than 100 million copies and made her millions of dollars - admitted her fears are greater because she's seen so many crime scenes, and knows what one human being can do to another.
AP) -- A northeastern Wisconsin technical college plans to set up a so-called body farm to help forensic researchers study cold-weather decomposition, sparking questions from neighbors about flies, smells and plummeting property values.
Yvette, who has appeared in Coronation Street, The Body Farm, and Mount Pleasant, is appealing for help in catching him.
I started in the beginning of this series with Carved in Bone, and I am still searching to obtain copies of the earlier Body Farm novels.
They decided to seek the help of a professional, signing up for a specialised training camp, the Fit Body Farm in Ayrshire.
TVChoice The Body Farm (BBC1, 9pm) WE'RE loving this Waking the Dead spinoff series - even if the character played so brilliantly by Tara Fitzgerald in the original series doesn't seem to have much in common with the new Dr Eve Lockhart.
The Body Farm (BBC1, 9pm) When a lawyer who specialises in human rights is found burned to death in his chair, it looks very likely that a failed asylum seeker, with a grudge against him, is the murderer.
The Body Farm BBC1, 9pm Dr Eve Lockhart can''t be accused of having the most enviable of jobs, but for us at least, it is definitely one of the most entertaining.
AS a fan of Waking The Dead, I had high hopes for its spin-off show The Body Farm.