Tarzan stooped to examine the shreds of clothing that still lay about the bones. Every particle of leather had disappeared, doubtless eaten by Ska.
Upon the last sheet was a roughly drawn map with numerous reference points marked upon it, all unintelligible to Tarzan, who, after a brief examination of the papers, returned them to their metal case, replaced the top and was about to toss the little cylinder to the ground beside the mute remains of its former possessor when some whim of curiosity unsatisfied prompted him to slip it into the quiver with his arrows, though as he did so it was with the grim thought that possibly centuries hence it might again come to the sight of man beside his own bleached bones.
He thought I had been kind to him, and said to a fellow-student of mine, 'Tell the Doctor I lave him me bones
, for I've nothing else in the wide world, and I'll nos be wanting 'em at all, at all, when the great pain hat kilt me entirely.' So that is how they came to be mine, and why I've kept them carefully, for, though only a poor, ignorant fellow, Mike Nolan did what he could to help others, and prove his gratitude to those who tried to help him."
The noise lasted for several minutes, during which, that I might hearken to it with the more satisfaction, I ceased my labours and sat down upon the bones. When at last the clanking subsided, I resumed the trowel, and finished without interruption the fifth, the sixth, and the seventh tier.
Against the new masonry I re-erected the old rampart of bones. For the half of a century no mortal has disturbed them.
If you have had a major bone
fracture, you know the pain of having a metal plate and screws inserted in your body.
ISLAMABAD -- Exercising burns the fat found within bone
marrow and this process improves bone
quality in a matter of weeks, said a new study.
The commission first showed a lone skull from what the agency termed as 'set of human bones
.' The skull was found from a cave where a thigh bone
was also found.
are needed for a game set, two plain and two marked-usually with a dark band around their circumference near the middle.
THOSE OF US who tend to take our body's framework for granted would find it hard to imagine life without healthy bones
. While most of us have healthy bones
due to drinking milk and receiving ample nutrition from the time of our births, those who suffer from a rare bone
disorder called fibrous dysplasia have bones
that can shatter in a split second.
Objective: Present evidence-based recommendations on the use of biochemical markers of bone
turnover in the management of osteoporosis.
To make matters worse, the Flores finds so far include only one skull and two lower-jaw bones
, along with scattered lower-body remains from a handful of individuals.
In 2004, Murphy and his team unearthed more bones
at the site.
(2001) reported contiguous inhomogeneities in the distribution of Pb toward the proximal and distal ends of the tibia bones
. They speculated that the region of lower Pb concentration has lower blood flow in the Haversian canals and, consequently, less Pb available for uptake into bone
matrix during bone
remodeling (Todd et al.
Make a point of eating to strengthen your bones
. Dancers need about 1200mg of calcium per day.