Listen to this episode


Share this article

07.25 8 Aug 2019


What happens to us when we die?

Not in a ponderous, philosophical way but what phisically happens to us?

Scientific facilities where researchers can study how corpses decompose are opening up all aroud the United States and are helping detectives, anthropologists & forensic crime scene investigators better undestand real-life cases where human remains are discovered.

To find out just what happens when our bodied begin to decompose and what roles the climate, environment or ecology play in that process - Dr. Erin Kimmerle, a forensic anthropologist at University of South Florida joins Jonathan to discuss.

First aired 26/8/2017

 


Read more about

Anthropology Body Farm Climate Csi Death Decomposition Detectives Ecology Florida Forensics Futureproof Gold Murder

Related Episodes

Entering Other People's Dreams

00:28:27

Entering Other People's Dreams

Futureproof With Jonathan McCrea

00:28:27


Executive Chair: David Beirne,...

00:09:53

Executive Chair: David Beirne, Managing Director of UPMC in Ireland

Down To Business

00:09:53


Impact On the Construction Ind...

00:11:02

Impact On the Construction Industry Over the Last 12 Months

Down To Business

00:11:02


Industry Review: Motivational...

00:19:48

Industry Review: Motivational Speakers

Down To Business

00:19:48

Live: Title

Now playing

00:00:00 / 00:00:00
Added to queue
Removed from queue

On Air

Share

Share


Up next

Episode title
Show
Duration

You currently have no podcasts in your queue.

Go to podcasts

On Air

Best Of Newstalk

Best Of Newstalk

00:00-07:00

Share

Up next

DOCUMENTARY AND DRAMA ON NEWST...

DOCUMENTARY AND DRAMA ON NEWSTALK

07:00-08:00

Share

NEWSTALK BREAKFAST WITH SUSAN...

NEWSTALK BREAKFAST WITH SUSAN KEOGH

08:00-09:00

Share

ALIVE AND KICKING WITH CLARE M...

ALIVE AND KICKING WITH CLARE MCKENNA

09:00-10:00

Share

TAKING STOCK WITH VINCENT WALL

TAKING STOCK WITH VINCENT WALL

10:00-11:00

Share

ON THE RECORD WITH GAVAN REILL...

ON THE RECORD WITH GAVAN REILLY

11:00-13:00

Share

OFF THE BALL

OFF THE BALL

13:00-19:00

Share

TALKING HISTORY WITH PATRICK G...

TALKING HISTORY WITH PATRICK GEOGHEGAN

19:00-20:00

Share

SOUNDSCAPE

SOUNDSCAPE

20:00-21:00

Share

FUTUREPROOF WITH JONATHAN MCCR...

FUTUREPROOF WITH JONATHAN MCCREA

21:00-22:00

Share

THE TOM DUNNE SHOW

THE TOM DUNNE SHOW

22:00-00:00

Share

BEST OF NEWSTALK

BEST OF NEWSTALK

00:00-06:00

Share

00:00:00 / 00:00:00

Share on