‘Can I Have Your Watch When You Are Dead?’


A single, disease-free body can spin off cash flows of $80,000 to $200,000 for the various non-profit and for-profit players involved in recovering tissues and using them to manufacture medical and dental products…

via Body wranglers at work: Inside the global trade in human corpses – Open Channel.

By 2110, Hayworth predicts, mind uploading—the transfer of a biological brain to a silicon-based operating system—will be as common as laser eye surgery is today.

via The Strange Neuroscience of Immortality – The Chronicle Review – The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Perhaps the best case for the skulls being Mozarts is the fact that the skull shows that it took a hard hit about a year before its owner died.

via Mozarts Skull: University Mozarteum located in Salzburg, Austria | Atlas Obscura | Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations.