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Arrowhead found lodged in Iron Age warrior’s spine

An arrowhead has been found embedded in the spine of an Iron Age warrior. The arrow was not the cause of death as the warrior lived long enough for the bone to heal around the metal point. "This found individual was extremely lucky to survive," said study researcher Svetlana Svyatko, a

2,500-year-old battle wound X-rayed

A musculoskeletal and body imaging radiologist has X-rayed a 2,500-year-old arrow-pierced arm bone that belonged to a Greek soldier. There was a barbed component to the arrowhead that could not be seen with the naked eye. The full extent of the remaining arrowhead could now be seen and was seated superficially

Healed bite wounds found on ichthyosaur fossil

Healed bite wounds have been found on the fossilized remains of an ichthyosaur who lived 120 million years ago. The surprising discovery of well preserved bite marks on the bones of the ichthyosaur’s lower jaw were made during painstaking cleaning and reassembly of its skeleton in the laboratory. Evidence of advanced

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