Browsing All posts tagged under »fossil«

Earliest fossil primate discovered in China

June 9, 2013

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This week has been a very mixed bag of stories on the science desk. It began with a story about the HPV virus (Human Papillomavirus) and Michael Douglas’ throat cancer, which he claimed he developed through oral sex. Then came a study by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists which raised the “potential but […]

New evidence suggests “Lucy” was no swinger

February 27, 2011

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If I said the word metatarsal, most non-scientistsĀ among you, would know exactly where this bone is in the human body – thanks to David Beckham. Beckham‘s metatarsal became a talking point and a hugely important issue to England football fans when he fractured it in theĀ build-up to the 2002 World Cup. He’s not the only […]