The life of a med school cadaver

Cadavers have played an important role in medical teaching but obtaining the bodies is not always easy. Australian Doctor takes a look at what is involved.

It is difficult not to stare at the immaculate hipster nails and their shimmering nail polish. Who is this elderly woman? Did she paint the nails herself?

Did her grandchildren paint them, perhaps? Was it someone who knew her more intimately?

The trouble is, you can't ask the woman these questions. She has been dead for more than 18 months. She's lying toe-to-toe with a male