Featured in bone month
Five surprising ways people have used (and are still using) bones
Life after death.
Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about donating bone marrow
From swabbing your cheek to saving a life.
Six rare bone disorders you probably haven’t heard of
Plus one more you might be more familiar with.
Your bones do more than you give them credit for
The skeleton is more than just a support system.
Improving your baby’s bone health starts in the womb
Say hello to your two new best friends: vitamin D and calcium.
Duck-billed dinosaurs had the same bone tumors as people
There’s a lot we can learn from dinosaur diseases.
How to keep your bones strong—and even make them stronger
Bones need a workout, too.
This ancient bony fish was a sexual pioneer
The first sex on record was a Scottish square dance.
Titanium femurs are real, but so are their risks
Big artificial bones are a last resort for surgeons trying to prevent amputations.
You broke a bone in the middle of nowhere. Now what?
If you’re not trained, never attempt to put a bone back into place.