Human bones

Suspected human bones retrieved from sunken South Korean ferry

South Korean officials say they've found many fragments of suspected human bones from a ferry that was retrieved three years after it sank, killing more than 300 people.

 

May 12, 2017, 16:39 PM IST

Declining mobility caused brittle bones in humans: Study

Rather than urbanisation or diet, rise of agriculture and fall in mobility has led to lighter, brittle bones among humans today, interesting research has found.

May 19, 2015, 13:44 PM IST

Japan realtor finds boxes of bones on doorstep

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.

May 07, 2014, 20:59 PM IST

History lesson: Couch potatoes have weaker bones

If you want stronger bones, get on with some intense physical activity as a relaxed lifestyle weakens bones, a study finds.

Apr 08, 2014, 22:56 PM IST

Human bones found near CPI(M) office in West Bengal

Human bones were found inside a sack in a dried up pond near a CPI(M) party office at Mirbazar in this headquarter town of West Midnapore district.

Mar 23, 2013, 08:31 AM IST

Human bones grown from fat in lab to replace damaged ones?

Scientists have succeeded in growing human bone from stem cells in a laboratory, which they claim may eventually pave the way for patients to have broken bones repaired or replaced with new ones grown outside the body.

Jun 10, 2012, 15:32 PM IST

8,000-year-old human bones found in Argentina

Human skeletal remains dating back to around 8,270 years have been found near a lake in Argentina.

Dec 12, 2010, 09:58 AM IST

Human bones found at Australia backpacker murder site

Australian police say they were keeping an open mind on the investigation.

Aug 30, 2010, 14:10 PM IST

Scientists grow real human bones to track how they form

Researchers have created a process that grows real human bone in tissue culture, which can be used to investigate how bones form and grow.

Dec 10, 2009, 16:22 PM IST

Scientists grow real human bones to track how they form

Researchers have created a process that grows real human bone in tissue culture, which can be used to investigate how bones form and grow.

Dec 10, 2009, 00:00 AM IST

Scientists edge closer to growing replacement bones

Scientists have edged closer to growing replacement bones with stem cell technology.

Jul 27, 2009, 10:45 AM IST

Scientists edge closer to growing replacement bones

Scientists have edged closer to growing replacement bones with stem cell technology.

Jul 27, 2009, 10:45 AM IST