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How giraffes stay upright on `spindly legs` revealed

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 12:40

A highly specialized ligament structure has been identified by the researchers at the Royal Veterinary College that is thought to prevent giraffes` legs from collapsing under the immense weight of these animals.

Nature-inspired stronger materials a game-changer?

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 16:50

Drawing inspiration from the structure of bones and bamboo, researchers have created stronger, tougher materials that can be customised for a wide variety of applications - from body armour to automobile parts.

`Neanderthals evolved in a piecemeal fashion`

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 22:16

In a significant discovery, a "pit of bones" found at a possible burial site in northern Spain has offered a rare glimpse into the early evolution of the Neanderthals.

Japan realtor finds boxes of bones on doorstep

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 07, 2014, 20:59

Two neatly sealed boxes of human bones -- one containing a skull -- have been left on the doorstep of a real estate agent in Japan, police and reports said today.

Scientists to map genome of medieval English king Richard III

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 00:19

A year after they revealed a twisted skeleton found under a car park as the mortal remains of King Richard III, scientists in Britain plan to grind samples of his ancient bones and use them to map his genome.

Future spaceships could be made up of artificial `bones`

Last Updated: Sunday, February 09, 2014, 12:52

Scientists in Germany, used a high-tech 3D printer, have created a lightweight but very strong material that was inspired by the intricate microscopic architecture of living tissue - our own bones.

Bruised bone leaves Madonna in pain

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 05:03

Pop star Madonna was spotted wincing in pain as she walked around using crutches.

New spacesuit `squeezes` astronauts` bones into shape

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 12:33

Researchers have created a new spacesuit, which will help keep astronauts` posture in check, while they are in space.

Skeleton discovery suggests human ancestor had gorilla-like upper body

Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 12:58

A new research into the discovery of partial skeleton, suggests that the human ancestor characterized by "robust" jaw and skull bones was a muscular creature with a gorilla-like upper body, and more adaptive to its environment than previously believed.

Neanderthals, like humans, may have organized their living spaces

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 11:24

Researchers have found that Neanderthals used to organize their living spaces in ways that were familiar to modern humans, a discovery that once again shows similarities between the close cousins.

Scientists recreate fossils by using CT scans, 3-D printers

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 19:38

Scientists have created precise copies of fossilised bones by using data from computed tomography (CT) scans and three-dimensional (3-D) printers.

Ryan Gosling, Eva Mendes headed for breakup

Last Updated: Sunday, November 03, 2013, 15:52

Actors Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes may call it quits as things are not working out between them.