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Ancient North American infant reburied

Anzick-1, the 12,600-year-old remains of an infant found in central Montana, whose DNA was sequenced earlier this year, has been buried in a special ceremony.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 4 comments

Are melatonin supplements useful?

McGill researchers have shown that melatonin supplements may make bones stronger in old rats. This has led to discussion in relation to people, and whether such supplements are effective.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Neanderthal DNA persists in modern humans

Two new studies demonstrate the extent of Neanderthal DNA that persists in modern human genomes. The genetic relationship is far greater than previously thought.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 8 comments

Barcelona University makes fascinating find in hidden cave

Barcelona - Archaeologists from the University of Barcelona in Spain made an exciting and fascinating discovery recently. They found the bones of four people, dating back some 6,400 years and the funerary rites were unlike anything they had seen before.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 5 comments

K-9 skull study may help children with craniofacial deformities

Bethesda - The family dog may be more than a fun and faithful companion; in fact, researchers believe dogs may help lead us to a better understanding of our heads.
In the Media by Greta McClain

Ancient tombs found in the city of Luxor in Egypt

Luxor - Italian archaeologists have apparently discovered tombs in the ancient city of Luxor which are believed to be at least 3,000 years old. The interesting find includes human remains and well-preserved canopic jars.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 5 comments

Woman grows bones in her eyes following cosmetic surgery

A woman underwent cosmetic surgery, in a process that uses stem cells to rejuvenate skin. Afterwards the woman grew bone fragments in the flesh around one of her eyes. This caused her considerable pain.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 9 comments

Woman charged for sex with human skeleton

A Swedish woman who was arrested back in September after police found skeletons in her apartment has been charged on Tuesday for using the bones as sex toys.
In the Media by Owen Weldon - 4 comments

Bones of Ned Kelly to be returned to his family

The bones of the infamous outlaw Ned Kelly will be returned to his descendants for burial. This comes after more than 130 years have passed since he was tried and hanged for murder.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 3 comments

Moderate drinking may be good for women's bones

Corvallis - Listen up all you teetotalers, a new study suggests moderate drinking may be good for the bones of post-menopausal women.
In the Media by Darren Weir - 2 comments

Dispute over Native American Bones

San Diego - A lawsuit is taking place between representatives of the Kumeyaay Indians and the University of California over some 9,000 year-old bones. The lawsuit is set to be held during May 2012.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

UFC: Jon 'Bones' Jones relaxed and confident ahead of UFC 140 Special

Toronto - Walk like a champion. Talk like a champion. Jon “Bones” Jones stepped out onto the stage for his weigh-in on Friday and looked completely relaxed and unfazed as fans gave him a mixed reception of boos and cheers.
Digital Journal Report by Aman Dhanoa

Bones protruding out of ground in Iowa cemetery

Heavy rains have caused major erosion to the grounds of an Iowa cemetery. The bones of once buried corpses are now becoming exposed to the world above.
In the Media by Kevin Fitzgerald

Dinosaur bones found by crew working on Edmonton sewer

Edmonton - Members of a City of Edmonton, Alberta, drainage crew first thought they had found some interesting rocks, but it is now believed they uncovered dinosaur bones and a tooth.
In the Media by Lynn Curwin - 4 comments

Busted: Relic trafficker with alleged saints in his luggage

A small yet truly global operation was foiled when a Swiss man was busted who tried to transport skulls and bones stemming from Greek Orthodox burials to a Russian Orthodox priest in Germany who wanted to start a church in India.
In the Media by R. C. Camphausen - 2 comments

Drinking moderate amounts of beer may strengthen bones

Spanish researchers have discovered that woman who drink a moderate amount of beer may be helping to strengthen their bones.
In the Media by Gemma Fox - 2 comments

Orlando Sentinel States More Bones Found In Caylee Anthony Case

The Orlando Sentinel is reporting that more bones have been found over the weekend where a child's skull was located. It is speculated that the remains are of missing 3-year-old Caylee Anthony.
In the Media by KJ Mullins

Scientists Discover Frog That Breaks Its Own Bones to Form Claws

Like something out of a horror movie, a team of Harvard biologists has discovered a frog that breaks its own bones to produce claws. So what is this biological trait for, and how does it work?
In the Media by Mark M Drewe - 7 comments

I'm Your Daddy Says Trex To Todays Chickens

If you're wondering who came first, the chicken or Trex, the answer is Trex.
In the Media by timmack - 3 comments

Bones of Missing Woman for Four Years Found in Own Home

A Woman missing for four years, is found in her own home.
In the Media by Chris V. Thangham - 13 comments

X-ray of a kiss

Have you ever wondered what your bones look like while you kiss with your significant one? Check this out!
In the Media by Tea Lulic - 14 comments

Not Resting in Peace

John Doe who died more than half a century ago, still not resting in peace.
In the Media by Carolyn E. Price - 1 comment

Foot found at Va. landfill is apelike

A foot fished from a landfill was not the human variety. Cleaned and X-rayed, the appendage was determined to be apelike, authorities said Monday.
In the Media by RobotGod

Undying Love Proven By Dead Lovers

Archaeologists got a bit of romantic surprise when they uncovered these skeletons in their final embrace. The petrified pair are estimated to be over 5,000 years old and certainly the first of their kind.
In the Media by Critical_Conformity - 3 comments

More human bones found near skull site

A human skull was found in Georgia and on Saturday more bones were found about 100 yards from where the skull was found.
In the Media by Brandigal (Donna) - 1 comment

Update: 9 more bones found at WTC Site

9 more bones have been found on Wednesday, Jan 3rd as the ongoing search for the remains of 9/11 victims continues.
In the Media by americangeiko - 2 comments

Neanderthals May Have Turned to Cannibalism in Attempt to Survive

Starvation and cannibalism were part of everyday life for a population of Neanderthals living in northern Spain 43,000 years ago, a study suggests.
In the Media by pegasus - 1 comment

Bad SF Show Steals MySpace Page from Bad Indie Band

Well this Sux big time... I guess nothing of ours is sacred anymore...
In the Media by KeithLDick - 3 comments

How bones work

"This study explains the enormous stability and deformability of bones. The hierarchical structure of bones makes them able to sustain large strains without breaking, despite being made of essentially rigid units at the molecular level."
In the Media by Thespian
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A person eating meat
Some of the bones one can view at the University of Guelph.
Some of the bones one can view at the University of Guelph.
Katelan Foisy s private altar to William S. Burroughs  designed entirely with found items.
Katelan Foisy's private altar to William S. Burroughs, designed entirely with found items.

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