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In 2016, crews at the University of Utah found human remains at a construction site. Who were they? How did they end up there? Explore the secrets of the campus cadavers.

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In 2016, crews at the University of Utah found human remains at a construction site. Who were they? How did they end up there? Explore the secrets of the campus cadavers.

    Episode 7: The Last Word

    Episode 7: The Last Word

    Our story ends at the Salt Lake City cemetery, where families and friends of those who have donated their bodies to science gather to share memories and find closure. The George Thomas Building remains find their permanent home.

    • 10 min
    Episode 6: Unclaimed Bodies

    Episode 6: Unclaimed Bodies

    We turn to Utah's prisons and hospitals in the early 20th century as a last effort to learn who was buried under the George Thomas Building.

    • 9 min
    Episode 5: Cadavers Through History

    Episode 5: Cadavers Through History

    Dissecting corpses has always been the best way to learn what the body is like inside. A scandal in the U.K., religious views of the resurrection and policy makers helped make body donation to medical schools an accepted practice.

    • 9 min
    Episode 4: Cadavers Today

    Episode 4: Cadavers Today

    Come with us into a modern cadaver lab to hear how students feel about cadavers today. Kerry Peterson, director of the U's body donor program, discusses the value of using donated bodies in education.

    • 10 min
    Episode 3: The Remains

    Episode 3: The Remains

    Our investigation now turns to the remains themselves. What does an anthropologist see when she looks at these bones?

    • 12 min
    Episode 2: The Building

    Episode 2: The Building

    Archaeologists share what they learned as they investigated the remains on-site. The history of the George Thomas Building gives clues to the remains' age.

    • 8 min

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A worthwhile listen! I highly recommend.

Great research sewing the different angles of this unique and true story together. Nice work! And all of it heard in about an hour.

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Boring, drawn out and does not make someone want to listen to anymore episodes.

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