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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Human bones found at Australia backpacker murder site

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

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.

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.

Scientists edge closer to growing replacement bones

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