TIL There’s a chance you might get blown to smithereens if you donate your body to science… Jim Stauffer said the paperwork asked specifically if medical tests involving explosions were OK. “We checked the ‘no’ box on all that,”

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  1. The battlefield trauma and research center in San Antonio has a reinforced underground blast chamber proximate to ORs and other triage rooms (including an industrial cage washing facility)…I heard about chimps and deer but never cadavers. I wonder?

  2. Look, at the end of the day there are many different kinds of science and many important questions that get answered with volunteer corpses. You can either be upset that a loved one died tragically and then got blown up, or you can find out how many licks it takes to get to the delicious center of a tootsie roll pop.

    You can’t have it both ways.

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