News reports claim that a teen girl was buried alive in Honduras, but there's a simpler (and less horrifying) explanation.
Scientists scanned the skeleton and found a pattern of deep loss of spongy bone in both the bone tissue of the humerus.
Aging could happen at once, rather than over time -- and it may be possible to block the signal to begin the aging process.
What happens to your body when you die? If no one claims your body and you don't have a will, your body can be disposed of by the state.
In the movie Self/Less, an older man tries to stay young by uploading his consciousness to a younger body. Can technology prevent humans from aging?
There's a whole industry in China around death simulation - for those who are brave enough.
An ancient tombstone names a woman, but a male body was found beneath.
The burials, found near Mogou village in northwestern China, date back around 4,000 years.
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