News tagged with facial bones

How bird evolution swapped snouts for beaks

Birds are among the most successful creatures on the planet, with more than 10,000 species living across the globe, occupying a dizzying array of niches and eating everything from large animals to hard-to-open nuts and seeds.

dateAug 19, 2015 in Evolution
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Engineering a new face after injury

(PhysOrg.com) -- Today, surgeons face many limitations when it comes to helping a patient who suffers from a severe craniofacial injury, or an injury pertaining to the skull and the face. Most often a result of cancer or ...

dateJul 22, 2011 in Engineering
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