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# bones - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

A new species of dinosaur has been discovered on the Isle of Wight

The dinosaur has been named Vectaerovenator inopinatus.

# bones - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Human bones found at recycling centre are 'medical specimens for purpose of teaching'

Gardaí launched an investigation following the discovery of the bones at the Co Wicklow facility yesterday.

# bones - Saturday 29 June, 2019

Factcheck: Are horns growing on young people's skulls because of mobile phone use?

The scientific journal that published this recent study said it is now looking into issues regarding the paper.

# bones - Sunday 3 March, 2019

From The42 Jon Jones dominates Smith to retain title and Usman writes history at UFC 235 Saturday Night Fights This post contains videos

# bones - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

From The42 Light-heavyweight champ Jones approved for UFC 235 bout Bones

Light-heavyweight champ Jones approved for UFC 235 bout

The MMA star will be required to be drug tested at least twice a month until the event.

# bones - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Dublin Zoo's latest attraction is...dinosaurs

The new exhibit features ‘Stan’ a life-sized replica fossil skeleton of a male adult tyrannosaurus rex.

# bones - Saturday 20 May, 2017

Tyrannosaurus Rex was able to pulverise bones with its teeth

T Rex could not only crack the biggest of bones, it could also pulverise and ingest them.

# bones - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Bones of victims of 6,000 year old massacre discovered in France

Experts believe the attack was likely carried out by “furious ritualised warriors”.

# bones - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

From The42 Former UFC champion Jon Jones has avoided jail time by pleading guilty Bones

Former UFC champion Jon Jones has avoided jail time by pleading guilty

The fighter was arrested in April on hit-and-run charges.

# bones - Monday 1 December, 2014

Human skull found on Dublin beach

The discovery was made by a man walking in Sutton.

# bones - Monday 15 September, 2014

Skeletons found in a Portuguese mass grave belonged to African slaves

That’s according to the Trinity researchers who researched them, anyway.

# bones - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

British explorer ship lost in 1846 found in Canada

The occupants of this and a second ship had died of cold and hunger on Beechey Island.

# bones - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Someone donated a human skull to a charity shop

Why? Because they just take up space and you don’t use them anyway.

# bones - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

'Human remains' found during Luas works outside Trinity this afternoon

Archaeologists have been called to the scene.

# bones - Friday 30 May, 2014

The "hunch-back'd" King Richard III did have a hunch, but a 'good tailor' would have hidden it

The king’s bones were found in English car-park and identified using by DNA.

# bones - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Debunked: Does knuckle-cracking cause arthritis?

A loud cracking sound coming from inside your hand can’t be a good thing, right?

# bones - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Old bones found at site of Mater redevelopment

The bones were discovered by construction workers earlier today.

# bones - Sunday 2 June, 2013

Osteoporosis drug aids young people with CF not helped by standard treatments

Recent medical developments have increased the life expectancy of people with cystic fibrosis – but this has also put them at high risk of long-term complications like bone fractures and osteoporosis.

# bones - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Woman charged after Swedish skeleton find

A woman has been accused of necrophilia after investigators found 100 skeleton parts in her apartment.

# bones - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

Bones found at English car park may belong to medieval king

Remember Richard III? From the Shakespeare play? Archaeologists think they’ve found his skeleton…

# bones - Monday 2 July, 2012

Horsehair and rodent bones inspire Irish jewellery designer

Daniela Cardillo has been shortlisted for a big European award and says her work is not made to shock: it is to remove stigma from death.

# bones - Saturday 21 April, 2012

From The42 Uncaged: The time for talk is over for Evans ahead of UFC 145 bout Frenemies This post contains videos

Uncaged: The time for talk is over for Evans ahead of UFC 145 bout

The match-up of “Suga” Evans and “Bones” Jones began with friendly barbs but has taken on an edgy level

# bones - Saturday 15 October, 2011

Second skeleton found under Dublin street... this time a child's remains

An image of the child’s skeleton has been captured as it lies. Yesterday the remains of a 17th century adult were uncovered in the same Smithfield digging site.

# bones - Friday 14 October, 2011

In pictures: Body from 17th century discovered in Dublin Skeleton This post contains images

In pictures: Body from 17th century discovered in Dublin

The remains were unearthed by builders digging up a Smithfield street.

# bones - Friday 25 February, 2011

The 9 at 9: Election Friday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: It’s polling day – we tell you where to go and what to do when you get there; department of Foreign Affairs responds to criticism of its Libya rescue effort and how a Limerick dog pulled a Lassie.