Book of the Week - October 8-12, 2018
They Lost Their Heads!: What Happened to Washington's Teeth, Einstein's Brain, and Other Famous Body Parts
by Carlyn Beccia
From the kidnapping of Einstein's brain to the horrifying end of Louis XIV's heart, the mysteries surrounding some of history's most famous dead bodies range from medical to macabre. These stories help the reader explore topics such as forensics, DNA testing, brain science, organ donation, and cloning.
Image Citation:George Washington's dentures, c 1795.
. Photograph. Britannica ImageQuest
, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016. quest.eb.com/search/102_551592/1/102_551592/cite.
Accessed 8 Oct 2018.