Browsing the "Bones" Tag

Carnivores snacked on Neanderthals

May 27th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

An examination of Neanderthal fossils have revealed that the ancient people were sometimes victims of large carnivores. The authors base


Britain’s oldest cremated remains

April 16th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Cremated bone dating back to the Mesolithic period has been found in southeastern England, making it the oldest cremation in


Bones of Mary Rose sailors analysed

December 23rd, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Raman spectroscopy has been used to analyze the bones of sailors on Henry VIII’s flagship, the Mary Rose. The sailors’