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Scientists grow human bones from fat


June 10th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Scientists have grown a human bone from stem cells taken from fat, paving the way for repair or replacement of broken bones with those grown from ... Read more...

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Skeleton found in Bengal’s West Midnapore


July 30th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) A skeleton was exhumed in a jungle under Salboni police station of West Bengal's West Midnapore district Saturday, police said.The ruling Trinamool Congress claimed it ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Neanderthals may have lived 8,000 years longer than thought


May 13th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 13 (IANS) Neanderthals, experts believe, died between 37,000 and 40,000 years ago. However, latest stone artefacts discovered in Russia may mean they actually lived for a further 8,000 ... Read more...

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Dalit’s daughter Mayawati now chasing money: Digvijay Singh


May 13th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Mayawati has morphed from a Dalit's daughter to a "daulat ki beti" (daughter of wealth), Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh said here Thursday in ... Read more...

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New-born’s body, human bones found in Haryana house


April 3rd, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Fatehabad (Haryana), April 3 (IANS) A man was arrested after the body of a newly-born baby and other human remains were found at his house in this Haryana district, police ... Read more...

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Prehistoric humans ate each other: Study


December 14th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): New research on probable human teeth marks found on prehistoric human bones suggests that Neanderthals and Homo antecessor made meals of each other.The findings support prior theories that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sri Lankan police send ‘mass grave’ ashes for forensic testing


November 26th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Nov 26 (ANI): Sri Lankan police have reportedly sent 24 bags full of ashes for forensic testing from a suspected mass grave of government troops in the north-eastern parts bordering Kilinochchi ... Read more...

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Couple Buys Real Human Skeleton at Yard Sale!


October 13th, 2010 - 12:42 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When Judith and Mitchell Fletcher set out on their trip to yard sales of the area, on the lookout for Halloween decorations, they had no idea what a ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Couple buys a human skeleton at a yard sale


October 13th, 2010 - 12:24 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) With the Halloween fast approaching, several families are on the hunt to find something scarier but not too scary.A couple in Florida had the shock of their ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

‘US troops killed Afghan civilians for sport’


September 19th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) A group of rogue US troops formed a "kill team" and randomly killed civilians in Afghanistan as part of sport, The Washington Post reported citing military documents. Members of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Has TV adventurer discovered Franklin’s lost Arctic expedition?


September 19th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 19 (ANI): TV adventurer Bear Grylls may have solved a long standing puzzle - Admiral Sir John Franklin's legendary but failed 1845 expedition to find the North-west Passage - when ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US soldiers accused of killing Afghan civilians for sport


September 19th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.19 (ANI): Soldiers of an American platoon based in near the village of La Mohammad Kalay in Afghanistan's Zabol area, have been accused of killing Afghan civilians for sport.According to the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

The art of making antibiotics is 2000 years old


September 6th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) Ancient Nubians were regularly consuming antibiotic tetracycline, most likely in their beer, according to a chemical analysis of their bones. The finding is the strongest evidence yet that ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

The art of making antibiotics is nearly 2000 years old


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): Scientists have discovered green fluorescence in Nubian skeletons indicating a tetracycline-labelled bone, a finding that shows that antibiotics were already in use nearly 2,000 years ago.A chemical analysis ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

French mother charged with killing eight babies (Lead)


July 29th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 29 (IANS) A 45-year-old woman, who is the mother of two grown-up girls, has been charged with the murder of her eight newborn babies in France. Dominique Cottrez, a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ancient Mayan Tomb Found In Forest Of Guatemala


July 24th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent development a team of researchers have come across a hitherto unknown tomb of a Mayan monarch in a forest in Guatemala. The tomb ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Famed Chinese general’s 1800-yr-old tomb found


May 19th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 19 (ANI): Archaeologists in central China's Henan Province claim to have disinterred a tomb of Cao Xiu, a prominent general from the Three Kingdoms period (220 AD-280 AD), and ... Read more...

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Scientists grow real human bones to track how they form


December 10th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) Researchers have created a process that grows real human bone in tissue culture, which can be used to investigate how bones form and grow. "We have manufactured a ... Read more...

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German village settlement provides hints of mass cannibalism 7,000 years ago


December 5th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 5 (ANI): A new study has said that an ancient settlement site in a village in Germany is providing hints of mass cannibalism prevalent at the area 7,000 years ago.According ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Persian King Cambyses II didn’t lose army in Egypt, say archaeologists


December 2nd, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, December 2 (ANI): The claim made by two Italian researchers that Persian King Cambyses II lost an army in Egypt in a sandstorm in 525 BC, has been rejected by archaeologists.According ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vietnamese man sleeps beside wife’s bones for five years


December 1st, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Dec 1 (DPA) A man who encased his wife's skeleton in a plaster statue and kept it in bed beside him for five years has been ordered to bury the remains, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

2,500 yr old vanished Persian army may have been found in Sahara desert


November 10th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 10 (ANI): Italian researchers have suggested that hundreds of bleached bones and skulls found in the desolate wilderness of the Sahara desert may be the remains of a long lost ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Archaeologists discover relics of medieval saint in Bulgarian fortress


September 3rd, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Sofia (Bulgaria), September 3 (ANI): A team of archaeologists has discovered the relics of a medieval saint at the fortress of Perperikon in the Rhodoppe Mountains in Bulgaria.According to Sofia News Agency, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Robots designed using human anatomy may soon move like we do


August 25th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 25 (ANI): A group of researchers from five European countries are designing a robot using human anatomy as a blueprint.The Eccerobot project has been designed to duplicate the way ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Artificial bone made of wood may allow broken human bones to heal faster


August 17th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 17 (ANI): Italian scientists have developed a new procedure to turn blocks of wood into artificial bones, which may be implanted into large animals and eventually humans, allowing live bones ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

6,000-year-old ancient tombs discovered in Britain


June 9th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 9 (ANI): A prehistoric complex including two 6,000-year-old tombs representing some of the earliest monuments built in Britain has been discovered by a team led by a Kingston University archaeologist.According ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Excavation of wells in Turkey reveals human skull, bones


March 16th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, March 16 (DPA) Turkish investigators looking into reports that the bodies of several people murdered in the 1990s in south-east Turkey had been dumped into wells have discovered a human skull, ... Read more...

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Mother-of-pearl could inspire bone regeneration


February 14th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 14 (IANS) Spanish scientists are researching nacre, which could potentially open the way to biomedical applications and also for regenerating human bones.Nacre, known as mother of pearl, is an organic-inorganic ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Evidence indicates Greek cult sacrificed animals on mountaintop altar 3,200 yrs ago


January 27th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): A team of archaeologists has found evidence which suggests that a Greek cult worshipped Zeus, the king of Gods, and sacrificed animals as part of rituals, atop ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

4,500 year-old limestone plaque indicates direct link with Stonehenge


January 3rd, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 3 (ANI): An archaeological team has uncovered a 4,500 year-old limestone plaque at south of Chester, in Cheshire, England, bearing a mysterious crisscross pattern, which indicates a direct link ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ancient ruins in Peru may reveal fate of Moche sex and sacrifice culture


December 18th, 2008 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered the ruins of an ancient city in Peru that they hope might finally answer questions about the fate of the Moche culture, which was ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Divers begin search for 400-yr-old Spanish treasure off Isle of Mull


December 8th, 2008 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): A new mission has been launched to recover the hoard of treasure believed to be on a Spanish galleon that sank in the waters surrounding the Isle ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Buddhists hold Krodhi-Kali prayers in Bodh Gaya


November 21st, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Bodhgaya, Nov 21 (ANI): Thousands of Buddhists from across the world congregated at Bodh Gaya for Krodhi-Kali ceremony for world peace on Thursday. Nuns and monks attired in the traditional Buddhist costumes ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Doctors halt growth of 7ft 12-year-old


August 31st, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 31 (ANI): Doctors have managed to stop a 12-year-old boy who is 7ft 3ins tall from growing any bigger.Medical experts first realised Brenden Adams was unusually big at two ... Read more...

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Spanish crew’’s lack of English sank the Mary Rose


August 1st, 2008 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.1 (ANI): The pride of Tudor King Henry VIIIs navy the Mary Rose sank during a battle with the French because its Spanish crew did not understand the commands that ... Read more...

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