Why Do We Have Bones in Our Ears?

Answer The three smallest bones in your body are within your middle ear. They are the incus, the stapes and the malleus -- or the anvil, stirrup and hammer. You could not hear without them.

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How many bones are there total in two human ears?

The inner ear of humans holds the three smallest bones in the body: the malleus, incus and stapes, which are more commonly called the hammer, anvil and stirrup. There would be a total of six bones ... Read More »

What is the name of Temperance Bones Brennan's first book mentioned on Bones?

the book is called bred in the bone and it first appeared in the pilot episode

Why are chicken bones different from human bones?

The chicken and human skeletal systems are surprisingly similar. Many of the bones are in the same locations and share the same names. However, there are a number of important differences. Chickens... Read More »

How Are Bird Bones Different From Human Bones?

Skeletal structure in animals is largely dependent on evolution. As animal species adapt to different ecological niches, their physical structures often change over time as natural selection reward... Read More »