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Bison bones show adaptability to climate change


February 1st, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 1 (IANS) Ancient bison bones discovered at a Canadian goldmine are helping unravel the mystery about how animals adapt to rapid environmental channge, a study reveals.The 30,000-year-old bones ... Read more...

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A jab to beat osteoporosis by building new bones


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) A jab to treat osteoporosis by helping build new bones and drastically reducing the frequency of treatment has been developed. Osteoporosis occurs when old bones are ... Read more...

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Old bones being used in development of new treatments for modern back pain


March 1st, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 1 (ANI): Scientists are using the bones of people who died up to a hundred years ago for the development of new treatments for chronic back pain.The work is ... Read more...

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Helena Christensen still ‘dreams of becoming an archaeologist’


November 19th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): Despite making her impressive acting debut in the short film 'Away We Stay', Helena Christensen says she still dreams of becoming an archaeologist."I still haven't given up on ... Read more...

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14 million years old fossil found in Pakistan


October 28th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 27 (IANS) The fossil of a beast that walked on earth some 14 million years ago has been found in a Pakistani village.The Punjab University's zoology department research team discovered ... Read more...

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2000-year-old skeleton found in Roman cemetery revealed to be East Asian


February 2nd, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): Excavations at an ancient Roman cemetery has led to the discovery of the 2000-year-old bones of a man, whose mitochondrial DNA reveals a maternal East Asian ancestry.The site ... Read more...

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3 bodies of 1,000-yr-old mysterious tribal group found in Alaska


August 23rd, 2009 - 11:22 am ICT by ANI
Washington, August 23 (ANI): Construction workers unearthed the remains of three humans in Kivalina, Alaska, who are believed to have been members of a mysterious tribal group from about 1,000 years ago. ... Read more...

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Antarctic penguin DNA to give clues to how to cope with climate change


October 14th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Oct 14 (ANI): A new research has determined that DNA in the bones of Adelie penguins that survived the last ice age are helping to shed light on how other ... Read more...

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Americas smallest dinosaur discovered


September 24th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 24 (ANI): A scientist has claimed the discovery of Americas smallest dinosaur, based on the analysis of bones found during the excavation of an ancient bone bed near Red ... Read more...

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DNA based evidence reveals Neanderthal face


September 18th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 18 (ANI): Artists, working along with scientists, have created the first model of a Neanderthal based in part on ancient DNA evidence, and have named her as Wilma, after ... Read more...

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Calcium, exercise keep old bones strong


September 13th, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Bones become brittle with age, but a calcium rich diet combined with some exercise can go a long way to strengthen them, even after 70 years."Older people in ... Read more...

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Animal bones are better markers for environmental change than plants


August 17th, 2008 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 17 (ANI): Scientists have found that the bones of animals like wolves provide a much better record of environmental change than by analysis of plants.To track atmospheric change caused ... Read more...

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9000-year-old rhino bones excavated in Russia


July 29th, 2008 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow , July 29 (ANI): Archaeologists in the Sverdlovsk Region in Russia ''s Urals have discovered the 9000-year-old bones of a rhinoceros, a local museum worker has said.The finding is likely ... Read more...

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Weight loss may adversely affect your bones


July 29th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): Researchers from University of Missouri and University of Kansas have revealed that weight loss may have an adverse impact on bones during weight maintenance.They suggest that during ... Read more...

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9,000-year-old rhino remains found in Russia


July 28th, 2008 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Yekaterinburg, (Russia) July 28 (RIA Novosti) Archaeologists in the Sverdlovsk region in Russia's Urals have discovered 9,000-year-old bones of a rhinoceros, a local museum worker said Monday. The excavations during which ... Read more...

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6,000 years old bones may help scientists combat TB


July 15th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): A team of researchers from Israel, Palestine, and Germany says that 6,000 years old bones excavated in Jericho may help combat tuberculosis.Prof. Mark Spigelman of the ... Read more...

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Neanderthals might have been wiped out due to cannibalism


February 28th, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): A new theory has suggested that the extinction of Neanderthals 30,000 years ago may have happened because of cannibalism among the group.Though Neanderthals had emerged 250,000 years ago, ... Read more...

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