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Weight loss during death

Yesterday, a family member and myself were discussing the dying process (a family member recently died). It was brought up to me that - supposedly- the human body losses weight at or very near the ...
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Do skeleton bones hold together after death & decay?

In many depictions of skeletons in modern culture (videogames, movies, etc.), we can see skeletons holding in one piece, as if glued, long after death and disappearance of body tissues. For instance, ...