Science - Friday 19 April, 2013
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Get a clear run of the day by getting your daily ‘Chris Hadfield is awesome’ moment out of the way early.
Science - Monday 15 April, 2013
The new kidney started filtering blood and producing urine through the ureter as soon as the bloody supply was restored.
Science - Saturday 13 April, 2013
We explain the online-only currency that’s been making waves this week – and meet some Irish people with a lot to lose…
It’s not you, it’s your genes…
Science - Friday 12 April, 2013
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He’s been saying clever things about smart stuff again.
It’s just like old times.
Google is the first major company to let people decide what happens to emails, photographs, blogs and social networks if their account becomes inactive.
Science - Thursday 11 April, 2013
NASA has all the science behind the phenomenon.
The world’s leading physicist says our existence depends on finding a new planet to live on. No pressure, then.
Science - Wednesday 10 April, 2013
Robert Edwards pioneered in vitro fertilisation and was awarded the nobel prize in 2010, three decades after the birth of the first test-tube baby, Louise Brown, in 1978.
A British study says most hydraulic fracking activities release the same amount of energy ‘as jumping off a ladder’.
Science - Tuesday 9 April, 2013
Your guide to extra-terrestrial grooming, with Commander Chris Hadfield.
Science - Monday 8 April, 2013
A study by researchers at the University of Ottawa has found that prehistoric people may have helped influence the evolution of larger genitals in men.
Science - Sunday 7 April, 2013
International agreement allows satellites to be pulled out of their orbit to monitor natural or manmade disasters.
Science - Friday 5 April, 2013
Comet PANSTARRS will be seen next to the Andromeda Galaxy in the northwest.
For much of April, the sun blocks the line of sight between Earth and Mars, making it difficult for engineers to send instructions or hear from spacecraft Curiosity and Opportunity.
Science - Saturday 30 March, 2013
A US study tries to dispel parents’ fears about ‘too many vaccines’.
Science - Tuesday 26 March, 2013
As Ireland notes record-low levels of TB, global experts have warned of an untreatable strain emerging in a number of other countries.
Science - Sunday 24 March, 2013
Science - Wednesday 20 March, 2013
The Walt Disney Company has bought $3.5 million in carbon credits to prevent the destruction of a jungle in the country’s Amazon as part of a project that started in 2009.
Science - Tuesday 19 March, 2013
The drug is currently being used to help patients recovering from the side effects of chemotherapy.
Science - Sunday 17 March, 2013
Prototype shown at tech conference determine your mood – and play songs to match.
Science - Saturday 16 March, 2013
You can blame your medial prefrontal cortex. It’s so romantic.
Science - Thursday 14 March, 2013
“The preliminary results… are magnificent,” one CERN physicist said.
Science - Tuesday 12 March, 2013
Replacing all your passwords with one small chip in a ring? Don’t lose it.
Science - Monday 11 March, 2013
The study of 137 showed a high prevalence of a disease that was thought to be cause by modern factors like smoking, obesity and lack of exercise.
Science - Sunday 10 March, 2013
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Or ‘selfie’ as they are known amongst the Instagram and Facebook generation…
Science - Thursday 7 March, 2013
Neurological implants are being tested on patients whose conditions have not responded to other treatment.
Science - Monday 4 March, 2013
The child from Mississippi has been off medication for a year with no signs of infection in what could be on the second reported curing of the disease.
Science - Sunday 3 March, 2013
“We are a long way from the Terminator, or the Matrix” says Nasa chief historian.
Science - Friday 1 March, 2013
Three of the capsule’s four thrusters failed to fire up en route to the space station.
Science - Tuesday 26 February, 2013
Some of Ireland’s brightest technical, design and artistic minds are coming together in Dublin to brainstorm solutions for unusual requests.
Science - Monday 25 February, 2013
Researchers said they believe exposure to bacteria in the birth canal is a major influencer on a baby’s immune system.
The largest ever co-funded investment in Ireland will see €200 million coming from Irish Exchequer funding, with a further €100 million coming from industry.
Science - Wednesday 20 February, 2013
Earth, meet your new baby cousin: Kepler 37b.
Science - Saturday 16 February, 2013
The stuffed dog toured Germany for the past two years but is now back in Riga’s Museum of History of Medicine. Here’s its full story.
Science - Friday 15 February, 2013
♫ I don’t wanna close my eyes, I don’t wanna fall asleep… ♫
Science - Wednesday 13 February, 2013
Dr Kathryn O’Sullivan reckons it could actually be good for you.
Science - Tuesday 12 February, 2013
The SETI Institute are giving the public the chance to choose the names of the moons referred to now as P4 and P5.
Science - Monday 11 February, 2013
NASA said the asteroid will not hit earth but it will make the closest ever approach for an object so large.