Human Birth Canal Varies More Widely than Previously Thought
Human Birth Canal Varies More Widely than Previously Thought
The pelvic bones of women have been shaped more by random evolution than by natural selection, a new study finds.
Human Birth Canal Varies More Widely than Previously Thought
Human Birth Canal Varies More Widely than Previously Thought

The pelvic bones of women have been shaped more by random evolution than by natural selection, a new study finds.

The pelvic bones of women have been shaped more by random evolution than by natural selection, a new study finds.

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Human Skeletal Stem Cell FoundHuman Skeletal Stem Cell Found
Human Skeletal Stem Cell Found
Abby Olena | Sep 20, 2018
Researchers recovered the cells that give rise to bone and cartilage from fetal and adult bone marrow and also derived them from induced pluripotent stem cells.
Scientists in Chile Protest Mummy Study
Scientists in Chile Protest Mummy Study
Jim Daley | Mar 29, 2018
The Chilean government contends that the remains of a mummified fetus, recently sequenced by US researchers, were exhumed illegally.
Image of the Day: Deep Sea Fangs
Image of the Day: Deep Sea Fangs
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2017
Scientists are taking a close look at fish skeletons for inspiration to solve engineering problems. 
Bronze Age Plague Sequenced
Bronze Age Plague Sequenced
Karen Zusi | Oct 26, 2015
Plague-causing bacteria may have been around as early as 5,000 years ago, though a genomic analysis suggests that ancient strains were less contagious.
Ancient Comb Jelly Bones?
Ancient Comb Jelly Bones?
Jef Akst | Jul 13, 2015
Comb jellies, soft-bodied marine creatures that swim by beating rows of cilia, may once have had a hard skeleton.