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# anatomy

All time
# irresistible
Analysis: James Lowe's try showcases Cullen's Leinster at their best
Over the course of nine phases, 13 of the 15 players touched the ball.
# the immortal corpse
'I'm Sue Potter, I want to be cut up': How an 87 year-old's death is playing a key role in the future of medicine
The story forms part of National Geographic’s latest issue looking at the future of medicine.
# interstitium
Newly discovered organ could play a role in the spread of cancer
The new quasi-organ is called the interstitium.
# anatomy
Med schools 'conscious of distress' experienced by families of infants whose remains were sent to universities
Some 474 unclaimed infant remains were transferred from mother and baby homes to universities from 1940 to 1965.
# silent teachers
There's been an increase in the number of people donating their bodies to medical science in Ireland
In total, 397 people have donated their bodies between 2012-2015.
# hideous
The remains of victims of a Nazi 'anatomy professor' have been found in France
August Hirt committed suicide in July 1945.
# oh long johnson
11 facts about penises everyone should know
A lesson in langers.
# Analysis
Anatomy of a drop goal: How Munster beat Sale at the death
We use GIFs, videos and screenshots to pick apart the crucial moments in the endgame at the AJ Bell Stadium.
# PINOCCHIO
Men have bigger noses than women... Here's why
Even if a woman and a man are the same size, the man probably still has a bigger nose.
# not in vein
Here is why your veins look blue
Optical illusions, people.
# sexy thoughts
This is what happens in your brain when you fancy someone
You can blame your medial prefrontal cortex. It’s so romantic.
# Memorial
Remembering the 'silent teachers', those who gave their bodies to science
“She might be gone but think of all the good she will still do” – Gretta Farrell remembers her mother Teresa.
# Italy
Italian teacher jailed for killing rabbits in class
The teacher had ordered delivery of four dead rabbits in order to dissect them, but two arrived alive.
# bizarre bits
9 body parts that are (now) useless
Swivelling ears, tails, third eyelids… we humans used to be so pretty.
# hulky
Artist imagines Incredible Hulk's anatomy
If you have ever wondered what the real-life anatomy of the Incredible Hulk would be like, wonder no more. Someone has drawn it.
# Your Say
Poll: Is it ethical to put human remains on public display?
The Human Body exhibition in Dublin – the second such exhibit in recent years – has raised eyebrows over its displays.
# anatomy
GALLERY: A quick look inside the controversial Human Body exhibition
The controversial exhibit – featuring bodies donated under Chinese law – has opened at the Ambassador. (Discretion advised.)
# 3D
Ireland develops world's first 3D surface anatomy guide
A team of artists, anatomists and engineers have proven that 3D is not just useful for blockbuster movies – it can stand in for “live models” too.