A study found that ancient New Guinea warriors had obtained their fathers’ thigh bones to make human bone daggers. They also intended to make these daggers stronger to preserve the symbolic prestige the weapons gave them.
Ancient April 25, 2018
A 44-year-old woman was diagnosed with Gorham-Stout disease, a rare condition that is also known as 'vanishing bone disease.' Doctors could not do anything, as the disease claimed the woman's shoulder and arm.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 6, 2018
A new analysis of previous studies suggests that taking supplements for calcium and vitamin D aren’t associated with preventing bone fractures in adults. Should you stop taking them?
Medicine December 27, 2017
Prehistoric women were doing all sorts of laborious farm work during their time. That’s why their bones were much stronger than most athletes at present, including a modern rower’s.
Medicine November 30, 2017
The remains of the 9000-year-old Kennewick Man have finally been reburied after a 20-year-old legal battle between scientists and Native Americans. The Ancient One's remains were interred on Feb. 18 in a somber ceremony.
Ancient February 21, 2017
Scientists have found ancient collagen and other iron-rich proteins in the bones of a Jurassic-era dinosaur. What helped preserve the soft tissue for nearly 200 million years?
Animals January 31, 2017
Bones that were discovered in a Belgium cave more than 100 years ago offer evidence the Neanderthals were cannibals. Why did our close extinct relatives practice cannibalism?
Ancient January 2, 2017
Heart disease claims a lot of lives but many still live through heart injury. However, researchers have discovered that certain survivors experience calcium formation in their hearts during recovery.
Healthy Living/Wellness November 21, 2016
Elements of the modern jaw seen in modern-day vertebrates including humans were found in a prehistoric armored fish. The creature belongs to the group of extinct creatures known as placoderms.
Ancient October 21, 2016
Using hydroxyapatite and a biodegradable polymer, researchers developed a biomaterial that can repair bones and other forms of injury. The hyperelastic bone shows promise in reconstructive surgery.
Material Science September 29, 2016
A fossilized bone of a hominin child has evidence of the oldest malignant tumor. The mass, which was found in the metatarsal, is believed to be a form of an aggressive bone cancer called osteosarcoma.
Feature | Health July 31, 2016
Cities today are built from concrete and steel, but a new research suggests that artificial bone and eggshells may soon replace these conventional materials. Doing so would support a growing population and save the environment.
Material Science June 30, 2016
'Bones' Executive Producer Michael Peterson reveals that the next serial killer in the series is inspired by The Peacock Family from 'The X-Files.' Find out why.
Geek April 16, 2016
Tanning is a process by which the skin is exposed to the sun for a darker complexion. This process, however, may lower the skin's ability to produce vitamin D, which is vital for the body.
Life April 6, 2016
Scientists in South Wales have developed a new repair system that mimics how salamanders grow their limbs. The new stem cell therapy raises hopes for regeneration of damaged bones and tissues.
Life April 6, 2016
The use of vitamin D supplements has shown improved bone health in babies born in winter. This counteracts the effects brought on by limited sunlight exposure during the season, which could hamper bone growth in babies.
Life March 5, 2016
Children on ADHD drugs may have lower bone density than their peers. Low bone density was seen in the patients' femur, femoral neck and lower back.
Life March 4, 2016
Archaeologists at Ørland, Norway's Main Air Station, dug up glass shards, beads, bones, and garbage tracing from 1,500 years ago. The finds from Iron Age longhouses suggested that the residents loved their bling.
Society December 28, 2015
Weight loss surgery increases the risk of bone fracture because it reduces absorption of important nutrients and vitamins essential for bone health.
Life December 27, 2015
Children with excessive body fat may have weaker bones and these bones carry most of the body's weight. The excessive fats may compromise important body process specifically bone growth.
Life December 25, 2015
Researchers describe for the first time the developmental processes that differentiate modern humans from Neanderthals. Modern humans were observed to have flatter facial features.
Animals December 10, 2015
Next week is the debut of the two-hour 'Bones' and 'Sleepy Hollow' crossover event that features Crane and Mills teaming up with Booth and Brennan.
Movies/TV Shows October 23, 2015
Patients can be hopeful in getting damaged body organs replaced, as scientists discover a way to supply oxygen to cells that aid in tissue engineering.
Life June 19, 2015
Modern lifestyle is often blamed on the weakening of the human bones. A new study involving the bones of people who lived over the past 33,000 years suggests agriculture has something to do with the changes in human bones.
May 19, 2015
In a site in France, bone remains show Neanderthals mutilated their dead. For what purpose? Researchers look at the possibility of rituals or cannibalism.
April 17, 2015
Research yet again shows the detriments of a sedentary lifestyle. A study spotlights the change in bone structure as coinciding with a shift in the lifestyles of human ancestors.
Life December 24, 2014
When humanity settled down to farm rather than hunt and gather, we paid a price -- our bones got weaker. The settled lifestyle saw our skeleton become more fragile, researchers say.
December 23, 2014
Kidney stones may make bone fractures more common, but who is most at risk?
Life October 25, 2014
Bones ended last season with a bloody shocker. Now here's the behind-the-scenes explanation for one character's demise and how it will affect the long-running show.
Movies/TV Shows September 26, 2014