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www.bbc.com/future/story/20130526-do-your-nails-grow-after-death

May 28, 2013 ... Your hearts stops, your blood goes cold and your limbs stiffen. Yet amidst the signs that you are no more, your fingernails continue to lengthen ...

uamshealth.com/healthlibrary2/medicalmyths/dohairandnailsgrowafterdeath

Jan 28, 2017 ... Hair and fingernails may appear longer after death, but not because they are still growing. Instead, a persons fingernails and hair may appear ...

io9.com/5862418/10-bodily-functions-that-continue-after-death

Nov 25, 2011 ... Since you do measure the length of hair and nails from the point where they meet the skin to the tip of the hair, the hair does 'grow'. 9. Brain activity (with ... The bacteria inside your gut don't die just because you do. ... Although the brain may die, other areas of the nervous system may still be active. Nurses ...

www.snopes.com/science/nailgrow.asp

Not surprisingly, the one factlet most often offered up as revealed truth is wholly false: Your hair and nails do not continue to grow after you die; it's all optical ...

www.sciencefocus.com/qa/do-fingernails-and-hair-really-keep-growing-after-death

Sep 19, 2015 ... There is a little truth in the story though, because death isn't an ... So potentially hair and nails could grow a tiny bit after the brain is dead. ... every month and follow @sciencefocusQA on Twitter for your daily dose of fun facts.

www.livescience.com/32174-do-hair-and-nails-keep-growing-after-death.html

Dec 15, 2016 ... Creepy fact or fiction: hair and nails growing after death? ... Here's a creepy question to ponder: Do hair and fingernails continue to grow after a person dies? ... "Once your body dies, there's no more glucose," Day told Live ...

awkwardhuman.com/blog/2016/08/18/why-do-fingernails-and-hair-grow-after-death

Aug 18, 2016 ... And while hair and nail cells may continue to grow after death, ... perfect nails, you might just want to thank your funeral director for doing such a ...

www.quora.com/Do-your-fingernails-and-hair-continue-to-grow-after-you-die

From what I've been told, that's a myth! It came about from many years ago, I think early 1900s, ... What does happen is that when someone ...

www.drweil.com/health-wellness/balanced-living/healthy-living/seven-medical-myths

Hair and fingernails continue to grow after death: This disturbing, gruesome image is ... Reading in dim light ruins your eyesight: You can get eyestrain and have ...