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August 10, 2022


These researchers watched dead fish rot for 70 days—for science

(Thanks to Frank)


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Welp, I'm not a scientist, so I couldn't finish reading that without getting nauseous.

This is where I stopped
Per the authors, all the probes were attached to the frame to keep them from rupturing the carcass during the "bloat and float" stage of decay ..

I hesitate to bring up the exploding whale fiasco, but those who know little of history are bound to repeat it.

At least all that scientific research money spent searching for dark matter isn't being wasted.

Thanks for the detailed explanation.

I thought I was downwind from one of Gwyneth Paltrow's candles.

For those who are interested, Mary Roach wrote an intriguing book called
Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers.

Also recommended reading...

Stiff: The Curious Life of Hugh Hefner.

You know you are working for the wrong lab when you have to perform an anal probe on a dead fish.

On the plus side, at least we know where Gwyneth Paltrow is sourcing the scintillating scent.

Gwyneth attracts a lot of drooling cats when she goes for a walk after vabbing.

The next project will be watching grass grow.

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