Charles Byrne is an Irishman on the 18th century with a case of Acromegalic Gigantism and wishes to be buried at sea; but the meusem that takes claim of the body refuses to grant such saying that the remains are still a vital source of information.
Archaeologists have found the world's oldest cheese on the necks and chests of mummies buried in China's desert sand. The lumps of yellowish organic material date back as early as 1615 B.C..
After a 13-year study, a team of archaeologists have concluded that Neanderthals used to bury their dead. Neanderthals are an extinct species of human who differ in DNA with us by just 0.3%.
A 4,000-year-old brain has been found from Seyitömer Höyük settlement in Turkey. The brain was preserved by a combination of mineral-rich soil, fire and something called as “corpse wax”.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.