An illustration of a skeletal hand and skeletal foot.

All the Time in the World

Episode #68

2017-06-02 02:49:17


The “body farm” at Texas State University is a place almost no one is allowed to see, because it’s one of very few places in the world that deliberately puts out human bodies to decompose in nature. Forensic Anthropologists observe decomposition in order to help police officers discern when and how someone may have died. We asked if we could visit, and they agreed.