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Here's how eating cheese can change human skull shape

Here's how eating cheese can change human skull shape

According to the study, the effect of agriculture on skull morphology was greatest in populations consuming the softest food – cheese.

Aug 25, 2017, 20:05 PM IST

Meet three-year-old Chinese boy whose head expanded like balloon!

Xin Xin was born with hydrocephalus, a build-up of fluid inside his skull which can be deadly.

Jun 15, 2017, 21:40 PM IST

One litre of fluid drained from skull of Pakistan baby suffering from rare condition!

Muhammad Hussain Baksh suffers from a rare condition called hydrocephalus, which causes build-up of fluid inside his skull.

Jun 14, 2017, 18:30 PM IST

9-year-old orphan boy suffering from rare condition believed to be reincarnation of 'Hindu God'

9-year-old orphan boy is believed to be a reincarnation of a Hindu God 'Ganesh' as he has a trunk-like nose.

Jun 13, 2017, 19:27 PM IST
Do you know human skull hole evolved with walking on two legs? - Read

Do you know human skull hole evolved with walking on two legs? - Read

Compared with other primates, the large hole at the base of the human skull where the spinal cord passes through, known as the foramen magnum, is shifted forward.

Mar 19, 2017, 12:48 PM IST
Brains' ability to process sound may help diagnose concussions

Brains' ability to process sound may help diagnose concussions

Our brains' ability to process sound can act as a biological marker for traumatic brain injury while taking away the ambiguity and controversy out of diagnosing concussions and tracking recovery.

Dec 23, 2016, 20:52 PM IST

6-year-old Omani girl treated for genetic disorder in Delhi

A six-year-old girl from Oman who developed a rare genetic disorder, characterised by distinctive malformation of the skull and facial region, has been given a new lease of life after a breakthrough surgery at a Delhi hospital.

Jul 29, 2016, 23:00 PM IST

Ancient giraffe relative had thick legs, curly horns

An ancient relative of the giraffe was a huge, heavy animal with thick legs, a flat face and massive, curly horns flaring out from its skull, said a study on Wednesday.

Jan 13, 2016, 19:36 PM IST

Chinese toddler first in the world to have 3D printed skull

 A three-year-old girl in China has become the first person in the world to have her skull reconstructed with the help of 3D printing technology, after a 17-hour-long ground-breaking surgery.

Jul 17, 2015, 19:11 PM IST

US doctors perform world's first skull-scalp transplant

Texas doctors have done the world's first partial skull and scalp transplant to help a man who suffered a large head wound from cancer treatment, opening a new frontier in transplant surgery.

Jun 05, 2015, 03:47 AM IST

Fossil skull sheds new light on transition from water to land

 The first 3D reconstruction of the skull of a 360 million-year-old near-ancestor of land vertebrates shows such creatures were more like modern crocodiles than previously thought.

Mar 12, 2015, 17:52 PM IST

Potential 'killer blow' to king Richard III revealed

New film footage has revealed for the first time the potential "killer blow" that claimed the life of king Richard III.

Feb 13, 2015, 15:08 PM IST

Ancient skull offers clues to first modern Europeans

An international team has discovered a 55,000-year-old partial skull in northern Israel that provides new insights into the migration of modern humans out of Africa.

Jan 29, 2015, 13:47 PM IST

Skull and bones found in Odisha's Ganjam district

A skull and bones, believed to belong to a four-year-old girl allegedly kidnapped about a fortnight ago, were seized from Santoshpur in Odisha's Ganjam district, police said on Wednesday.

Jan 07, 2015, 12:55 PM IST

`Eagle-face` was oldest horned dinosaur in US: Study

Paleontologists working in Montana have unearthed a skull from the oldest horned dinosaur in North America, and it was as small as a crow, said a study out Wednesday.

Dec 11, 2014, 01:55 AM IST

How the brain and the skull are fitted together

 Our tissues use a network to communicate with their neighbours in order to ensure that the brain and spinal cord are matched with the skull and spinal column, during embryonic development, says a new research.

Nov 05, 2014, 19:31 PM IST

Japan insists no mystery behind skulls at US consulate

Japan`s Foreign Ministry on Friday insisted there was no mystery behind human skulls stored at its consulate in Chicago for three months, saying officials were checking if they were the remains of WWII soldiers.

Sep 19, 2014, 16:06 PM IST

Chinese man recovers after 3D-printed prosthetic skull replacement

A Chinese farmer who damaged half his skull in an accident has been treated with the help of 3D printing technology.

Sep 18, 2014, 14:24 PM IST

`Halo-like- device` could soon effectively treat strokes

Scientists have developed a new device that fits on the head like a halo and delivers therapy to quickly bust clots that cause stroke.

Aug 24, 2014, 16:41 PM IST

Dinosaur sporting `wings` on head found

Triceratops are passe. Here comes a new horned dinosaur and its cranial ornamentation is even more flowery than the three-horned dinosaur the world had earlier come to know, reveals a new study.

Jun 21, 2014, 23:35 PM IST