Friday, February 4, 2022

This is Why 19th Century Europeans and Americans Were Terrified of Premature Burial

2/4/22 Science Alert:

"A few years ago, Spanish prison authorities were rather baffled after a prisoner who had been declared dead by three separate doctors woke up in the morgue – just hours before his own autopsy was set to commence."

1 comment:

  1. In Antarctica they say "You're not dead until you're warm and dead."
    In the 19th Century the Doctors got confident enough in their abilities that they didn't need to wait until the deceased actually started to decay.