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Austrian found hoarding stolen skulls in home museum

VIENNA (Reuters) - An Austrian man is to be charged with disturbing the peace of the dead after police found 56 skulls and 55 other bones at a museum he had created in his home. Full story

Nearly half of babies have flat skull spot

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Close to half of two-month-olds have a flat spot on the back of their heads, according to a new Canadian study that suggests changes in parents' habits may be a cause. Full story

Patient has 75 percent of his skull replaced with 3D-printed prosthetic

Earlier this week, an un-named man in the United States had 75 percent of his skull replaced with a3D-printedplastic prosthetic, the first-known operation of its kind. The transplant was carried out by Oxford Performance Materials, which received approval to carry out such procedures from the US Fo Full story

Dogs Domesticated 33,000 Years Ago, Skull Suggests

A canine skull found in the Altai Mountains of Siberia is more closely related to modern domestic dogs than to wolves, a new DNA analysis reveals. Full story

Have Bones of Cleopatra's Murdered Sister Been Found?

A Viennese archaeologist lecturing in North Carolina this week claims to have identified the bones of Cleopatra's murdered sister or half-sister. But not everyone is convinced. Full story

Battered Skulls Reveal Violence Among Stone Age Women

Stone Age farmers lived through routine violence, and women weren't spared from its toll, a new study finds. Full story

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  Shot Pakistani teen to undergo skull surgery

Malala Yousufzai, a Pakistani girl who was shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating girls' education, will undergo surgery on her skull. Yousufzai had been discharged from a British hospital earlier this month. NBCNews.com’s Dara Brown reports.

  Girl survives pencil through eye and into brain

A 20-month-old girl is expected to fully recover after a colored pencil pierced her eye and went through her brain to the back of her skull. WHDH’s Susan Tran reports.

  Secretary Clinton's blood clot confusion and privacy

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton currently has a blood clot in her skull, which is is being treated by doctors with blood thinners. NBC News Chief Medical Editor Dr. Nancy Snyderman joins Morning Joe to discuss Secy. Clinton's condition and why it's unusual but necessary for doctor's to use blood

  Clinton: No evidence of neurological problems

Although uncommon that a blood clot forms in the skull as result of a concussion, doctors tell NBC’s Robert Bazell that Hillary Clinton’s health scare could be resolved within several days.

  Skulls live it up in Bolivia

The skulls of dead relatives are brought out and given offerings during a week long tradition in Bolivia that follows All Saints' Day. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

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An archaeologist from INAH works on a recently found skull at the Tlatelolco archaeological site in Mexico City
An archaeologist from INAH works on a recently found skull at the Tlatelolco archaeological site in Mexico City

An archaeologist from the National Institute of Anthropology and History works on a recently found skull at the Tlatelolco archaeological site in Mexico City in this undated INAH handout picture made available to Reuters July 26, 2013. According to a statement from INAH, archaeologists of the Natio

A recently found skull is seen at the Tlatelolco archaeological site in Mexico City
A recently found skull is seen at the Tlatelolco archaeological site in Mexico City

A recently found skull is seen at the Tlatelolco archaeological site in Mexico City in this undated INAH handout picture made available to Reuters July 26, 2013. According to a statement from INAH, archaeologists of the National Institute of anthropology and history recently found the skull of a be

A police officer stands guard next to a skull on the outskirts of San Salvador
A police officer stands guard next to a skull on the outskirts of San Salvador

ATTENTION EDITORS - VISUAL COVERAGE OF SCENES OF INJURY OR DEATHA police officer stands guard next to a skull on the outskirts of San Salvador, July 24, 2013. An unidentified human skull was found on a busy road outside San Salvador, according to local media. REUTERS/Ulises Rodriguez (EL SALVADOR

A skull is pictured behind a yellow police line as vehicles drive past on the outskirts of San Salvador
A skull is pictured behind a yellow police line as vehicles drive past on the outskirts of San Salvador

ATTENTION EDITORS - VISUAL COVERAGE OF SCENES OF INJURY OR DEATHA skull is pictured behind a yellow police line as vehicles drive past on the outskirts of San Salvador, July 24, 2013. An unidentified human skull was found on a busy road outside San Salvador, according to local media. REUTERS/Ulise