Things That Happen After Death According to Science

Once Dead We Are Dust

#10 Once Dead We Are Dust

This is not strange to anybody that when we die, our bodies start to decompose. However, what follows is a bit more disturbing. According to doctors, it takes only a few months for the flesh to turn into lumps of dried up skin, cartilage, and skeleton.

The rate of decomposition depends largely on the outer environment. For instance, it takes roughly three to four months for a body to turn into a skeleton, whereas higher temperature will accelerate the decomposition.

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