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4 years 4 months ago

Mesa State considers new spot for body farm

A corpse research plan in Grand Junction is being rewritten after neighbors complained. A professor at Mesa State College had proposed the college develop the nation's first high-altitude "body farm." A body farm is a forensic research site where people who have donated their corpses are left to rot. Forensics...

4 years 5 months ago

College's body farm may need city approval

City officials might have a say in whether Mesa State College will be allowed to temporarily leave human corpses to decompose near a residential area, which has some neighbors worried about odors and disease. City Attorney John Shaver says he's studying the issue. College officials plan to set up a...

4 years 6 months ago

Colorado may get 'body farm' for research

Mesa State College is talking about building a "body farm" where forensics students study decomposing human bodies. Criminal science professor Michael Bozeman says Colorado's first "body farm" would help forensics students prepare for criminal investigations. Body farms are research sites where people who have donated their bodies to science...

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