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Science - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Stop the world – fake milk is on the way

For a good reason though. Muufrii (pronounced ‘Moofree’) will provide all the goodness of real milk without any of that pesky cow nonsense.

Science - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Fiat recalls 1.4 million cars after hackers take control of a jeep over the internet

Hackers were able to change the vehicle’s speed and control the brakes.

Science - Friday 24 July, 2015

Are you a coeliac? This new pill could make eating gluten a piece of cake

A natural supplement made from egg yolk has been developed.

Science - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Twins? Not quite. But Nasa has found the most Earth-like planet yet Home From Home This post contains videos

Twins? Not quite. But Nasa has found the most Earth-like planet yet

Pack your bags though, it’s quite a trip.

Science - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Tiny steel part blamed for rocket explosion that caused $110 million damage

Back to the drawing board for Elon Musk’s company.

We’re playing God with the lives of the poorest people on Earth

When it comes to climate change, we can’t blame ‘Acts of God’ for destroying our planet. We can only blame ourselves.

This is the first full photo of earth taken in 43 years Wow

This is the first full photo of earth taken in 43 years

And it’s pretty impressive.

French teenager in remission from HIV 12 years after stopping treatment

Researchers said there is renewed hope for patients who start treatment early after infection.

Here’s why every flight you take is obsessively monitored

An engine alone, for example, is likely to have as many as 5,000 elements monitored every second.

Science - Monday 20 July, 2015

Want to help save this very famous spacesuit?

The suits weren’t meant to last forever – which is why the Smithsonian wants to conserve this one.

Science - Sunday 19 July, 2015

A professor asked volunteers to spend time in prison – but it went horribly wrong

The controversial Stanford Prison Experiment has now been made into a film.

From Business ETC How one inventor turned an idea for ‘space-age Play-Doh’ into a million-euro company Serious Play

How one inventor turned an idea for ‘space-age Play-Doh’ into a million-euro company

Sugru’s Jane ní Dhulchaointigh tells us how she went from student to internationally-recognised founder.

Scientists are on the cusp of these 11 discoveries that will transform the world

Many of the devices that power our everyday lives would have been unimaginable a century ago.

This robot was built to do one thing… hitch-hiking

Independent robot that don’t need no man.

From Business ETC These are the jobs with the brightest futures in Ireland right now Looking Ahead

These are the jobs with the brightest futures in Ireland right now

But there are also skills that can help you in almost any career.

Science - Saturday 18 July, 2015

Here is how long it takes children to start fighting in a car

Bickering is almost inevitable on the long holiday drives.

Science - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Science - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Take a look at Pluto as you’ve never seen it

As no-one has ever seen it really – NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is currently as close to the distant (former) planet as any probe in history.

Science - Monday 13 July, 2015

This shark turned up in a very unexpected place

What are you doing there, shark?

From Business ETC This Irish woman raised €5 million for her sticky rubber that can fix nearly anything Silicone Valley

This Irish woman raised €5 million for her sticky rubber that can fix nearly anything

Sugru will be valued at almost €40 million after the crowdfunding effort.

Science - Sunday 12 July, 2015

Ireland’s roads are really, really bendy

Way bendier than America’s.

Science - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Nasa just released the clearest photo you’ve ever seen of Pluto

It has never been seen in such detail.

Driverless taxis are less than 15 years away

The loss of banter will be palpable.

Science - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Nearly half of pregnant women in Ireland binge drink

That’s the highest rate among four studied countries.

Science - Monday 6 July, 2015

Here’s how a chicken could one day save thousands of lives

Or a fish, board, or even a toad.

Science - Sunday 5 July, 2015

This futuristic bathroom door handle has a trick up its sleeve

It’s probably the most advanced bathroom door handle you’ll see today, or ever.

Breakthrough as ‘bionic eye’ restores sight in blind patients Second Sight This post contains videos

Breakthrough as ‘bionic eye’ restores sight in blind patients

A new clinical trial has given hope to people with sight loss.

Humans are now taller and smarter than ever before

All because we widened the gene pool.

Science - Saturday 4 July, 2015

This robot can build a house in just two days

It could make bricklayers a thing of the past.

Science - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

The food sector wants to sell us more for greater profits – but we need to consume less

For the first time in human history our biggest killers are not pathogens, at least in the Western world, but illnesses created by poor diet and the drive to consume more calories.

Science - Monday 29 June, 2015

Your day will be one second longer tomorrow

It could make some computers go a little weird.

Science - Sunday 28 June, 2015

A space rocket has exploded on a routine cargo mission

The incident happened at NASA’s base near Cape Canaveral in Florida.

Science - Saturday 27 June, 2015

For all its technological wizardry, there is a terrifying blandness about modern food

The veggie patch is a place where, thankfully, the seasons still hold sway in all their riotous glory.

Science - Friday 26 June, 2015

Science - Thursday 25 June, 2015

An 8-year-old girl busted the McDonald’s burger ‘no rot’ myth

Turns out they do have a use-by date.

Science - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Teenagers invent a condom that changes colour if you have an STI

It’s all about the molecules.

Is this the hoverboard we’ve all been waiting for?

Lexus has shown off one in a new ad campaign.

Science - Monday 22 June, 2015

Committing a murder will make your heart race and blood pump

Even if it’s a fake murder.

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