Diepholz Attic Mummy Contains Human Bones
Many thought the mummy found last month by ... with an imitation," he says. "But a human body, and perhaps more than one, were used to make it." A missing neck vertebrae points to the possibility that the bones could belong to more than one body.
Have fun teaching bone health to kids
Here are some basic facts about bone health for kids. Use this checklist when teaching groups of kids or your own children. Involve them by asking the questions and waiting for the answers. It’s really fun! How many bones in an adult human body?
When vertebrae cross dress: How sloths got their long neck (w/ Video)
Asher (PhysOrg.com) -- By examining the development of bones in the vertebral ... a swan may have twice as many as a songbird. Mammals, on the other hand, are much more conservative. A giraffe has the same number of neck vertebrae as a human, mouse ...
Freak of Nature: Sloth Has Rib-Cage Bones in Its Neck
A male three-toed sloth ... of vertebrae in their necks, with swans having twice as many as songbirds, the 5,000 or so species of mammals are far more conservative, generally possessing only seven neck or cervical vertebrae. In nearly all mammals, bone ...
How Humanlike Was "Ardi"?
The authors of the papers, including Tim White of the University of California, Berkeley, propose that Ardipithecus was "an effective upright walker" and that it "resolves many uncertainties about early human ... Ardi's fragmented and fragile bones ...