Follow six medical students as they dissect a human cadaver

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's four-part series The Course of Their Lives is a fascinating and deeply affecting exploration of the dissection of human cadavers. The articles follow six students at the Medical College of Wisconsin through their gross anatomy course, as well as two people who have donated their bodies… » 10/20/13 8:30am 10/20/13 8:30am

Why were 10 dead bodies found in Benjamin Franklin's basement?

In 1998, a group called the Friends of Benjamin Franklin House began renovations on Franklin's London residence, No. 36 Craven Street, and discovered a nasty surprise: 1,200 pieces of bone from 10 bodies, six of which were children. And the bodies were buried in the basement around the time Franklin was living in the… » 4/14/12 9:00am 4/14/12 9:00am