Celebrate 20 Years Of ‘Stiff’ With Mary Roach

On February 21, Mary Roach tells us what it was like to write ‘Stiff’ and how cadavers science has changed in the last 20 years.

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Stiff: 20 Year Anniversary Author Livestream and Q&A

  • When: Wednesday, February 21 at 12:00pm ET / 9:00am PT
  • Where: Science Friday’s YouTube livestream
  • Tickets: Free! RSVP for updates

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How much has postmortem and autopsy science really changed in the last 20 years? Ask Mary Roach—author of Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers—your morbid questions on the science behind (and how to write about) our bodies after death.

Join us online for a Zoom livestream with the author on the science topics featured in the SciFri Book Club pick for February 2024. Come with your queries and wonderings—we’ll be taking your questions in the chat!

Find out more about our book club on this month’s main page.

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