The Skeletal System
If you are an arthropod, you’ve come to the wrong place. About 98 percent of all animals are invertebrates, meaning they have no backbone or internal skeletal system, and humans happen to be in the minority. Humans: Read on to learn all about your 206 bones (270 if you’re a newborn), plus the ligaments, tendons, and cartilage that connects them.
A well-preserved 2,000-year-old skeleton could provide the first DNA evidence recovered from an ancient shipwreck.
A Pictish man with a rugged face who was brutally murdered 1,400 years ago may have been royalty, new research finds.
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