Skin cells, for example, can be viably harvested for up to 24 hours after death [source: Mims].
The pancreas is full of so many bacteria that it essentially digests itself [source: Macnair].
Rigor mortis, or a stiffening of the body, sets in about two to six hours after death [source: Marchant, Middleton].
While the body as a whole may be dead, little things within the body are still alive.
She could save about 40 percent on the cost of insurance if she gets a nice, older vehicle that doesn’t need collision or comprehensive coverage for physical damage.
An advantage if she has her own auto insurance policy is that any tickets or accidents that she gets will affect only her rate — not yours.