Using the incredible wealth of fossil data and a modern ecological theory, researchers estimated population density for the extinct apex predator.
In several other parts of the world, people used the bones of animals that were important within their respective cultures to make tools.
Once his leg fracture heals, his leg can potentially be just as straight and strong as it was before. But his foot and ankle are more of a worry.
It’s not just older adults who get shorter. You start shrinking, the moment you get out of bed in the morning.
A cutting edge new research project is developing Lego-like bricks made from biomaterials to replace bone fragments in shattered limbs.
Researchers are starting to understand why the bones of diabetic people are more prone to fractures.
The skull of Oculudentavis, found encased in amber, provides new clues into the transition from dinosaurs to birds and may be smallest of either ever found.
Being double jointed doesn’t mean you have an extra joint – an expert in biomechanics explains what makes some people doubly bendy.
There is no treatment for osteoporosis, which affects millions of people and costs billions of euros every year. What if the solution was in the bile? Explanations.
Sitting too much might be killing you – this is what you can do about it.
Analysis of bones from over hundreds and thousands of years ago suggests that our skeleton today is more fragile than that of our ancestors.
If an undocumented migrant is a minor or an adult can have far-reaching implications. A forensic anthropologist explains why relying solely on dental X-rays to determine age doesn’t work.
New research uses pathology in dinosaur bones to look at predator-prey interactions in the fossil record.
Bones protect our insides, help us to move and even help make our blood.
Bones and texts showed how decades of strenuous hikes led to higher levels of osteoarthritis in workers’ knees and ankles in an ancient Egyptian village.
A rush of ancient DNA projects in Africa has presented the curators of archaeological skeletons with ethical issues because research requires the destruction of human bone.
If dietary calcium is in short supply, calcium is released from bone to maintain the critical level in the bloodstream needed for nerve and muscle function.
Studying how athletes’ bones contort during exercise is helping scientists understand which exercise is best for maintaining healthy bones as we age.
Here’s how scientists are seeking to turn the building blocks of life into the building blocks of … well, buildings.
It may have been a cultural tradition to use tempera paint that contained traces of milk on bodies according to a discovery at Sibudu Caves in KwaZulu Natal.