The Museum of London has dug up 37,000 Londoners over the years, discovered during construction work in the ever-growing city. While most were re-buried, the bones of 17,000 are stored in boxes in the museum's Central London headquarters to aid scientific study.
26 skeletons reconstructed at the Wellcome Collection were chosen to demonstrate the effects living conditions and diseases, throughout 2,000 years in London. But as the corpses never provided consent to public viewing before their death, questions have been raised over how respectable it is to put the dead on display.
Scientists are appealing for more people to donate their brains for research after they die.
Life on Earth may have arrived from Mars on an asteroid, scientists have claimed.
Lunar mission scheduled at the end of 2017 could find out if beer can be brewed on the moon.
A bottle used to teach children how far litter can travel ended up on Scottish beach after 8,700-mile journey.
Confused Apple customers are finding coins in their MacBooks.
High levels of iron help prevent hearing loss, a study has claimed.
A software engineer has constructed a fingernail-sized engine made of paper and it totally works!
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