EXCLUSIVE: Inside Australia's only 'body farm': The secret bush site in Sydney where corpses are left to decompose to help police solve murders - and 500 donors are waiting to get in



On the far outskirts of Sydney behind a steel fence topped with razor wire is a secret bushland experimental facility where scientists from around the world come to visit the dead.
Inside this fortress-like compound under constant CCTV surveillance are the remains of 45 humans, some lying clothed on the surface under gum trees, some barely buried underground.
To the researchers who work here, this is the only open-air facility for the study of the decomposition of human remains from death until discovery - or taphonomy - outside the United States.
To the few beyond scientific circles aware... read more

 
20 November 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 53
Source: Daily Mail
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