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Nation 02 Dec 2014 | 12:00 AM

Dogs drag body parts out from bushes

BUKIT MERTAJAM: There seems to be no end to the discovery of human body parts in Penang. The latest to be found were a partially decomposed head and a pair of arms along Jalan Kubur in Machang Bubok, here, just 50m from a police station.

World 19 Oct 2006 | 12:00 AM

N.Y. funeral homes plead guilty to body part theft

NEW YORK (Reuters) - At least four funeral homes stole human body parts from thousands of corpses to sell for use in transplants in a scheme in which seven funeral directors have pleaded guilty, New York prosecutors said on Wednesday.

AseanPlus News 22 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

New Stone Age human skeleton found in Beijing

CHINESE archaeologists have discovered a new Stone Age human body that lived about 10,000 years ago in Donghulin Village in Beijing's western outskirts.

AseanPlus News 31 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

10,000-year-old human skeleton found

CHINESE archaeologists have discovered a New Stone Age human body that lived about 10,000 years ago in Donghulin Village in Beijing's outskirts.

World 07 Dec 2010 | 12:00 AM

Some stem cells protect TB bacteria - study

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Certain stem cells protect tuberculosis (TB) bacteria from being destroyed, which explains why TB can lie dormant for years or even decades in the human body, researchers said on Tuesday.

Nation 13 Sep 2010 | 12:00 AM

Traditional burning method used

PETALING JAYA: The remains of Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and the three men she was last seen with were believed to have been burnt using cow dung and petrol, a highly effective traditional method which can reduce a human body to ashes in between 30 minutes and an hour.

Nation 31 Dec 2013 | 12:11 PM

Fisherman finds headless body on beach

SETIU: A decomposed human body minus the head and both legs below the knees has been found on the Kuala Baru beach at Kampung Mangkok Penarik here.

World 29 Jun 2010 | 12:00 AM

Study finds body's potential universal flu defense

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The human body makes rare antibodies effective against all flu viruses and these might be boosted to design a better universal flu treatment, researchers reported on Monday.

Nation 23 Aug 2018 | 12:00 AM

CAP: Regulate light pollution to avoid health hazards

GEORGE TOWN: When the sun goes down, the human body begins to wind down and gets ready to rest. But this circadian rhythm gets upset when artificial light abound, according to the Consumer Association of Penang (CAP).

Community 24 Jun 2010 | 12:00 AM

Local artist with an affinity for the human form

WHILE nude art and appreciation of the human body in its barest form are commonplace in most Western countries, a more conservative mindset means the subject is still taboo to many people locally.