Science - Yesterday’s News
Moves towards regulating the drug have taken a step forward this week.
Science - Friday 9 December, 2016
The tail is covered in feathers.
Plans for the maintenance were announced today.
The claim was made in a submission to the Citizens’ Assembly.
Twenty vascular plants (or 1.7% of those assessed) are critically endangered, 25 (2.1%) are endangered and 61 (5.0%) are vulnerable.
“We will stay in the streets to fight back against anti-worker extremism,” said a union spokeswoman.
‘G-putty’ is said to be 100 times more receptive than a normal sensor and is able to detect the footsteps of small spiders.
BD are investing €21 million to build a new research and development facility in the city.
Science - Thursday 8 December, 2016
Glenn was the first US astronaut to orbit the earth.
Fisheries Ireland says a large discharge of raw slurry into the Owentaraglin River, a tributary of the Blackwater, is likely to have caused the fish kill.
“This is unusual,” said an epidemiologist at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Science - Wednesday 7 December, 2016
The record temperature for Finner in south Donegal has been equalled, meanwhile.
A new study says that Earth’s days are getting longer by around 1.8 milliseconds per century.
Researchers said they can predict mortality by measuring heart rates of those over 50 performing a simple task.
Science - Tuesday 6 December, 2016
A major study found that pubic groomers are 80% more likely to carry an STI – but said it could not conclude that shaving caused the infections.
Science - Monday 5 December, 2016
The Wild Deer Association of Ireland is investigating the allegations.
Science - Friday 2 December, 2016
Martin Shkreli’s company raised the price of HIV drug Daraprim from €13.50 to €750 per pill.
Science Gallery Dublin launched its programme for 2017 at an event at its Trinity site yesterday.
Science - Thursday 1 December, 2016
It’s going to go into a theme park.
The second man on the moon was there as part of a tourist group.
Science - Wednesday 30 November, 2016
Not everyone is in favour with the first major upgrade in 150 years of the Vartry scheme.
Science - Tuesday 29 November, 2016
The disease was historically associated with seafaring and a lack of vitamin C on long voyages.
Science - Thursday 24 November, 2016
Anyone for an old-fashioned meteorite hunt?
The developments will support hundreds of jobs and focus on improved student accommodation and research facilities.
Science - Tuesday 22 November, 2016
The powerful 6.9-magnitude earthquake sparked fears of a repeat of the 2011 disaster.
Science - Saturday 19 November, 2016
Scientists were surprised to uncover signs of the infectious disease that ravaged Europe in medieval times.
“It all started as a joke,” the museum’s manager said. “My father had fun just collecting, doing something no one has done before.”
Science - Friday 18 November, 2016
A landmark case in the UK – thought to be the first of its kind – has thrown up a lot of questions.
“I am only 14-years-old and I don’t want to die but I know I am going to die,” she had written to the judge.
Science - Thursday 17 November, 2016
The man’s body was never recovered.
Science - Wednesday 16 November, 2016
The Climate Action Minister says four people die every day due to air pollution. We put his claim to the test.
The moon will remain much brighter than normal this evening – cloud permitting.
Science - Tuesday 15 November, 2016
Some of us got incredible views of the moon last evening. Cloud spoiled the views in other areas unfortunately.
Science - Monday 14 November, 2016
Make sure to catch a glimpse, weather pemitting of course.
“The election of Donald Trump is only going to make matters worse,” said Green Party leader Eamon Ryan.
This is the century-old theory that has given us concepts like black holes and the big bang, writes Dr Cormac O’Raifeartaigh.
Science - Sunday 13 November, 2016
Longer average screen-time was associated with poor sleep quality.
Science - Saturday 12 November, 2016
Scientists are excited about what this could mean for humans.
Science - Tuesday 8 November, 2016
1,200 premature deaths are caused every year by pollution according to the EPA.