Quote of the day: "Although it is extremely unlikely that koala prints would be found at the scene of a crime, police should at least be aware of the possibility" - An Adelaide University scientist commenting on the discovery that koalas' fingerprints are almost identical to human ones.
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I'd rather have a bottle in front of me than a frontal lobotomy.
Police in the Philippines in 1995 were reported to be seeking a gang who specialised in stealing kneecaps from graves.
The thieves were believed to be members of a sect who believed that spiritual energy could be gained by grinding up kneecaps and scattering them around a house.
The spiritual power of the dead was believed to be concentrated in the knees because people kneel to pray.
In April 1996, surgeons in southern Germany performed the world's first knee transplant on a 17-year-old who had smashed his leg in a motorcycle accident.