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As Johnson removed items from the car’s trunk before it was to be towed, the officer noticed the smell of decomposition.Aunt charged after police say she stashed bodies of niece, nephew in her car for months|Rose Wagner, Jessica Anderson, Tim Prudente|July 30, 2021|Washington Post
Microscopic analysis of the bones and surrounding soil confirmed that the body was rapidly covered after burial and that decomposition took place in the pit.A Cave Site in Kenya’s Forests Reveals the Oldest Human Burial in Africa|Alison Crowther|May 28, 2021|Singularity Hub
Microscopic study of the fossils and chemical analyses of pit sediment indicated that the child’s body was interred soon after death, before decomposition began.A child’s 78,000-year-old grave marks Africa’s oldest known human burial|Bruce Bower|May 5, 2021|Science News
While this kind of chemical decomposition has been tried with other plastics, it has proven very energy and carbon emission intensive, which is why it’s still far more common to simply melt plastics back down to recycle them.‘Infinitely Recyclable’ Plastic Could Help Solve Our Waste Crisis|Edd Gent|May 3, 2021|Singularity Hub
Embedding polymer-chomping enzymes in biodegradable plastic should accelerate decomposition.A new technique could make some plastic trash compostable at home|Carmen Drahl|April 21, 2021|Science News
I learned some things I can never unlearn about organic decomposition and human bone.
Part of the decomposition process causes bodies to bloat and blood to sometimes seep from the mouth.
Where bodies are planted to study the forensics of decomposition.
And what effect, if any, does the fact that her body was found floating in water have on the rate of decomposition?
The other two stages of decomposition, “advanced decay” and “remains,” can be read about here.
Acetone is derived from decomposition of diacetic acid, and this in turn from beta-oxybutyric acid by oxidation.
(c) Decomposition of exudates anywhere in the body, as in empyema, bronchiectasis, and large tuberculous cavities.
Decomposition sets in rapidly, especially in warm weather, and greatly interferes with all the examinations.
Various substances are always precipitated during decomposition, which may take place either within or without the body.
Its chemical composition is unknown, but it is nitrogenous, and is believed to be produced by the decomposition of gluten.Elements of Agricultural Chemistry|Thomas Anderson