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Social Security Data Errors Can Turn People Into The Living Dead

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Researchers used cotton swabs to sample bacteria and other microbes from the skin of donated corpses placed in a field in Huntsville, Texas. Katie Hayes Luke for NPR hide caption

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Tiny Witnesses: Microbes Can Tell When A Murder Victim Died

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Martin Luther King Jr., with his wife, Coretta, at a Harlem hospital after he was stabbed by Izola Ware Curry in 1958. AP hide caption

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Might A Brush With Death Set The Stage For Greatness?

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