Science - Yesterday’s News
As a fertility-awareness based contraceptive method, the app will only work well for some people.
New research at Trinity College Dublin is aimed at better understanding what drives human choice when presented with a lot of information.
Science - Saturday 25 February, 2017
VX is a weapon of incredible cruelty and terror, writes security expert Tom Clonan.
Science - Thursday 23 February, 2017
The previous five-a-day still reduces risk, but the number to aim for is actually double that amount.
Science - Wednesday 22 February, 2017
A weather warning is in place until tomorrow at 11am.
Science - Sunday 19 February, 2017
NUI Galway mathematicians’ research makes Batman that bit more real.
A new study has shown its contributing to people’s stress.
Poison has been one of an assassin’s favourite methods of dealing death for centuries.
Science - Saturday 18 February, 2017
OncoMark’s test would make it easier to work out which breast cancer patients require the treatment.
The project will explore whether a drug can be used to treat the tumours.
A newly discovered essay by Churchill, “Are We Alone in the Universe?”, was published this week.
Science - Friday 17 February, 2017
They want the landmass recognised as a continent.
Science - Thursday 16 February, 2017
It comes as a controversial documentary is released in Ireland.
New research has shown the proven benefits of vitamin D additives.
A new study has reopened a debate on the usefulness of over-the-counter supplements.
Science - Sunday 12 February, 2017
10-year-old Bangladeshi Sahana Khatun has undergone surgery to remove bark-like growths from her chin, ear and nose.
A Trinity professor says such fear mongering presents a risk to the wider public.
Science - Friday 10 February, 2017
The eclipse will officially begin at 10.30 but dimming will not be visible until after 11.
Science - Thursday 9 February, 2017
It’s thought the cave, one of 12 above the Dead Sea, was looted in the 1950s.
Science - Wednesday 8 February, 2017
The researchers believe they’ve identified genes implicated in schizophrenia, autism and heart disease.
Research shows that heavy lifting at work or working rotating patterns can be associated with poorer egg quality.
Science - Tuesday 7 February, 2017
New research found those who switched to vaping had reduced toxins and carcinogens in their bodies.
Science - Saturday 4 February, 2017
Third hand smoke (THS) refers to the sticky residue from tobacco smoke that clings to walls and furniture.
Science - Friday 3 February, 2017
Science - Wednesday 1 February, 2017
The interface is a cap that sits on people’s heads and uses infrared light to detect variations in blood flow to different regions of the brain.
Science - Tuesday 31 January, 2017
‘Sure they’re all at it.’
Science - Monday 30 January, 2017
The Saccorhytus lived some 540 million years ago.
Science - Friday 27 January, 2017
The leafscale gulper and the Portuguese dogfish are but two of 71.
The HPV vaccine can prevent men from contracting genital warts and a number of HPV-associated cancers – but in Ireland it is only offered for free to girls.
Science - Thursday 26 January, 2017
Trinity’s Immunology discovery could help restore our natural immunity to viruses such as Ebola, Zika and SARS – as well as the common flu.
Science - Wednesday 25 January, 2017
New research from scientists, including some from Maynooth University, suggests temperatures may have risen higher than was previously feared.
Science - Wednesday 18 January, 2017
The analysis found that atmospheric concentrations of both carbon dioxide and methane reached record levels.
Science - Tuesday 17 January, 2017
A new study analysed the rates of drinking during pregnancy by linking them with a condition caused by alcohol consumption.
Science - Saturday 14 January, 2017
There are no plans to phase out FM radio in Ireland, the Department of Communications has said.
This BT Young Scientist project suggests there are more people with this neurological condition than you might think.
‘Weekend warriors’ appear to lower their risk of dying about as much as people who exercise more regularly.
Science - Thursday 12 January, 2017
The HSE is recommending people get vaccinated, and if they have the flu, to stay in bed.
From skateboard equations to cancer research, the BT Young Scientist continues to break records and open doors.
Science - Wednesday 11 January, 2017
The study is only the second on the phenomenon of inter-species sex.