Browsing the "Bones" Tag

High-quality Neanderthal genome reconstructed

January 6th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Scientists in Germany have reconstructed a Neanderthal genome out of materials extracted from a 50,000-year-old toe bone. An international research


Human ancestors used toothpicks

October 21st, 2013 | by Sevaan Franks

New evidence suggests that humans were using toothpicks 1.8 million years ago. "Progressive tooth wear triggers bone remodelling processes that


Northern Britain’s oldest remains

September 23rd, 2013 | by Sevaan Franks

A 10,000-year-old fragment of a human leg bone found in Cumbria are Northern Britain's oldest remains yet found. Liverpool John



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