Science - Thursday 25 August, 2016
The robot is the first of its kind and could lead to future soft robots that could perform tasks traditional robots can’t access.
Science - Wednesday 24 August, 2016
Research from the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) suggests that people who commute for long periods of time are potentially “shortening their lives”.
Named Proxima b, the planet is in a temperate zone compatible with the presence of liquid water – a key ingredient for life.
Science - Sunday 21 August, 2016
Obesity has reached epidemic proportions globally, affecting approximately 600 million people worldwide.
The synthetic drug, PZM21, also does not produce addiction.
Earlier this month the Department of Health confirmed that they are preparing for a bid to bring the EMA to Ireland.
Science - Saturday 20 August, 2016
A new UCC-based project has been looking into the mysteries of what our forefathers ate each day.
Science - Thursday 18 August, 2016
“CERN does not condone this type of spoof, which can give rise to misunderstandings about the scientific nature of our work.”
Science - Tuesday 16 August, 2016
The High Court has allowed the applicant, who has health issues, to challenge the biogas facility.
Science - Saturday 13 August, 2016
The Mars Orbiter has been taking stunning photos of the planet for nearly 10 years – here are the cream of the most recent crop.
Researchers from NYU studied how alcohol and marijuana affected sexual experiences.
Science - Friday 12 August, 2016
The shark was probably born sometime between 1500 and 1740 with the most likely birth year 1620.
Science - Thursday 11 August, 2016
Dubliner Aodhán Ó Gogáin travelled to Canada to collect 300 million-year-old ‘shark poop’ before making his discovery.
There will be more than double the usual fireball activity associated with the annual Perseid outburst, which begins around 11pm Irish time.
Science - Wednesday 10 August, 2016
Only 60% of Irish women begin breastfeeding, compared to a European average of around 90%.
However, in a statement to TheJournal.ie, the HSE disputed the INMO narrative, saying that the trolley count for yesterday showed an an overall reduction compared to the same date last year.
Science - Tuesday 9 August, 2016
The Bodywhys group has reported a 9% increase in helpline calls and a 19% increase in email contact from those aged 36-55.
Science - Sunday 7 August, 2016
It’s where all Facebook’s hardware prototypes are made.
A quarter of the main land carnivores’ prey are now threatened themselves.
Researchers have pinpointed the reason for the low-rates of asthma in children living on Amish farms.
Science - Saturday 6 August, 2016
Michael O’Reilly’s appeal, Brits jumping ship, and Rio shootings had people talking today.
Trinity College Dublin was the first Irish organisation to connect to the internet, via leased lined delivered by Telecom Eireann to the O’Reilly Institute.
Science Foundation Ireland is training people for industry – not to be “the next professors”.
Minister for Communications Denis Naughten has claimed there is better internet connection 400,000km away than in parts of his constituency.
Science - Thursday 4 August, 2016
One 43-year-old woman with breast cancer became confused and lost the ability to speak after being treated at the clinic, and died five days later.
Colombian spider monkeys are critically endangered in the wild.
Science - Wednesday 3 August, 2016
According to a police report, a 45-year-old father of two was visiting Busch Gardens theme park in Florida with his family when he reached into a pen, picked up the flamingo and threw her down.
Science - Tuesday 2 August, 2016
Mammoths lived on Alaska’s St Paul Island in the Bering Sea until about 5,600 years ago.
Science - Thursday 28 July, 2016
The woman was instead treated for lower back pain.
The Hinkley Point power station is the UK’s first for 20 years.
A new study shows that one hour of physical activity reduces any increased risk of death from not doing anything.
Science - Tuesday 26 July, 2016
New research has tracked growth trends across 200 countries for the past 100 years.
Science - Sunday 24 July, 2016
These dinosaurs walked on two legs, bore large sickle-shaped toe claws and were fast, agile, smart – and greedy.
The painful issues caused by the mistakes included swelling and erectile dysfunction.
Science - Saturday 23 July, 2016
A big promise. Delivered.
The authors found viewers judged people who were perceived as overly bragging about themselves, their looks, or their accomplishments as less trustworthy.
Science - Wednesday 20 July, 2016
It is expected that a new drugs pricing pact will save the state almost €200 million a year.
Science - Tuesday 19 July, 2016
Meanwhile, new statistics show that 122 people died from drowning last year.
The Resource Prospector project aims to be the first mining expedition on another world.
Science - Sunday 17 July, 2016
So ‘bird-brain’ is quite an unfair slur, really.