newHarris chs. emended under "For review" (posted 19 Feb. 2014)



Is it true that hair and nails continue to grow after death?


No, they only seem to. What happens is the body dries out after death and the skin recedes from the hair and nails, making it appear as if they are longer. In fact, even though hair is not technically "living," hair and nail cells still need to be nourished by blood in order to grow.



REL 101: midterm examination


The midterm exam will consist of the following:


For review


Questions you should be ready to answer: