New idea in mortuary science: Dissolving bodies with lye

Thursday, May 8, 2008 - 14:28 in Psychology & Sociology

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- Since they first walked the planet, humans have either buried or burned their dead. Now a new option is generating interest - dissolving bodies in lye and flushing the brownish, syrupy residue down the drain....

Read the whole article on AP Science

More from AP Science

Learn more about

Latest Science Newsletter

Get the latest and most popular science news articles of the week in your Inbox! It's free!

Check out our next project, Biology.Net