In 2017, researchers discovered evidence for lymphatic vessels in the human brain, an organ long thought to lack the fluid-draining and waste-removal network.
In 2018, scientists reported that the interstitium, a collagen-lined, fluid-filled network, filled the space between cells in the skin and other organs.
In 2016, a team of researchers concluded that the mesentery, a large, fan-like sheet of tissue that holds our intestines in place, is a single unit.
In 2019, scientists identified a previously unknown network of capillaries threading through bones.
In 2019, researchers found muscles in the limbs of human embryos that disappear before birth and are typically seen in reptiles and other animals, but not people.
Over the last century, the prevalence of a fabella, a tiny bone located in a tendon behind the knee, has increased in human populations around the globe.