Life after death

It will be interesting to see which genes are still active. Likely ones dealing with the lack of oxygen. But who knows for dure?

Genes remain active after death
[Via BBC News | Science/Nature | World Edition]

Cells continue to function even after an individual dies, a discovery that could be developed into a forensic tool.

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We think that death is a defined condition but this work suggests that it is a continuum. Wonder what else they will find?

Image: Peretz Partensky

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