Science - Today’s News
Science - Sunday 8 December, 2013
We have more in common with omnivores, like anchovies and pigs, than top carnivores.
Science - Thursday 5 December, 2013
Alzheimer’s Disease International say to 135 million people globally will suffer from the disease by 2050.
St James’s Hospital published its first ten year cancer treatment audit, which looks from 2002 to 2012.
Ireland fell behind the average with colon, kidney, and ovarian cancer, while eastern Europe showed a lower overall survival rate.
Science - Tuesday 3 December, 2013
Scientists in Australia managed to make male mice infertile.
An increase of €2.2 billion in Research and Development, combined with a shift in GDP calculations, could bring about the change “within a generation”.
Science - Saturday 30 November, 2013
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The European Space Agency’s Envistat and other satellites have captured manmade features from above.
Science - Friday 29 November, 2013
The comet had initially been declared dead but new images may offer a sliver of hope…
Robots would be used to build a ‘luna ring’ of solar panels on the surface in an ambitious project.
Science - Wednesday 27 November, 2013
The 17 metre Diplodocus skeleton named ‘Misty’ is expected to sell at auction for €720,000.
Science - Monday 25 November, 2013
Comet ISON is just days away from its close encounter with the sun, writes Conor Farrell, who tells us more about this ‘sungrazer’ comet.
The report pointed to a prevalence in smoking both among children and pregnant women in the more disadvantaged areas.
Science - Sunday 24 November, 2013
The first such machine was imagined in 1919 – but by the 1960s, it was a space race reality.
Here’s a fun party trick to hone in the weeks to come.
You remember this from The Simpsons, don’t you?
Science - Saturday 23 November, 2013
Why? Because it can lead to the creation of a whole new generation of better-performing water-resistant materials, from clothes to airplanes.
Science - Wednesday 20 November, 2013
Science - Tuesday 19 November, 2013
The underwater organisms could be more than 200 years old.
Science - Sunday 17 November, 2013
Experts have called on global healthcare systems to take action in key areas.
Science - Monday 11 November, 2013
Two women have invented the world’s first invisible bike helmet. Would you buy one?
Science - Sunday 10 November, 2013
A collision at speed can wreak more havoc than one would suspect.
Will you be taking less pity on the next bee that stings you?
Science - Saturday 9 November, 2013
Programmer Robert McNally put together a succinct presentation on what this ‘currency’ is all about.
Science - Friday 8 November, 2013
The chances of a human being hit are about 65,000 times lower than getting struck by lightning, the European Space Agency.
Science - Thursday 7 November, 2013
Not to mention, all of The Netherlands….
Science - Monday 4 November, 2013
The country is aiming to become the only Asian nation to reach the Red Planet.
Science - Saturday 2 November, 2013
Barney Stinson’s ‘cheerleader effect’ is real, people.
Science - Friday 1 November, 2013
Need an app that makes children help out around the house? Or one that allows you browse the internet on your phone without a data connection?
The new drug can stop people from having to be admitted to nursing homes, those in charge of the drug trial claim.
Science - Thursday 31 October, 2013
We spoke to start-ups at the international conference to see what they had on offer.
The Wildlife Conservation Society said it was a significant finding as identifying a new mammal species is rare.
Science - Wednesday 30 October, 2013
Researchers have also said that direct bat-to-human transmission is “plausible”.
Science - Monday 28 October, 2013
A broken heart isn’t just an abstract concept… and evolution wants it that way.
If you want to decipher the skies, these 11 apps are worth a look.
Science - Thursday 24 October, 2013
A major new study also shows that strokes caused by high blood pressure and unhealthy lifestyles were now to blame for over half of stroke deaths.
Science - Wednesday 23 October, 2013
Researchers have found minuscule nuggets of gold hidden inside the leaves of eucalyptus trees.
Science - Sunday 20 October, 2013
While it is the first time such a find has been made, it looks unlikely that we’ll be able to make a real life Jurassic Park. Here’s why.
Perhaps you should take a wide berth next time you see one dangling above your bed.