A pilot project at Washington State University tested the idea in 2018 on six bodies, all donors who wanted to be part of the study.
Kyle Forti, three other Americans and their pilot were killed when their helicopter crashed on a remote island in northwest Kenya.
A measure approved by the legislature and awaiting action by the governor would ban release of minors' autopsies in most cases.
- The measure would allow terminally ill adults to self-administer medication to end their lives. A similar bill failed during this year’s legislative session.Read more
Many American Indian families don’t have wills due to the taboo of talking about death. DU students are trying to change that.
Crime scene investigators and students studying insects are among those who frequent the Colorado field commonly called a "body farm."
The proposal is getting its first public hearing in a House committee Friday.
Some Colorado lawmakers want to give people like Charles Selsberg more options, but opponents say legalizing suicide is dangerous.
The system that’s supposed to help people at the end of life often causes suffering for patients and their families, says a doctor.
Ron Cobb of Norman’s Memorials knows a lot about these fixtures of death. His family has been in the monuments and grave marker business for more than 100 years.