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Science - Today’s News

Guzzling up to five coffees a day could help reduce your risk of heart disease

You might be pushing the safe limit for caffeine after that.

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Science - Yesterday’s News

Look out the window: You’ll be able to see Jupiter next to the full moon

The massive planet will be visible to the naked eye – even from brightly lit cities.

From Business ETC This new IKEA furniture will charge your phone for you* Swedish House Mafia

This new IKEA furniture will charge your phone for you*

*As long as the device is compatible with its wireless standard, that is.

Science - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Leonard Nimoy honoured with Vulcan hand salute from space

Nimoy’s home town of Boston can be seen in the background of the image.

Your daily dose of Barry’s or Lyons could stop you developing diabetes

Tea-lovers everywhere will rejoice at the news from this latest study.

Science - Saturday 28 February, 2015

An inspiration to multiple generations of scientists and astronauts … Read NASA’s moving tribute to Leonard Nimoy

Fans from around the world have been paying tribute. “Long before being nerdy was cool there was Leonard Nimoy,” President Barack Obama said.

Science - Friday 27 February, 2015

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Jordi’s in the team, two cracking Fitzgibbon semis and all the day’s sport Friday Round-up

We’ll Leave It There So: Jordi’s in the team, two cracking Fitzgibbon semis and all the day’s sport

Also, Carl Frampton prepares for his world title fight in Belfast tomorrow.

Treatment suspended for hundreds of IVF couples over new laws

The new Child and Family Relationship Bill could cause issues for those using anonymous donors of egg and sperm.

Science - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Accidents are one of the biggest causes of death among people with ADHD

The risk of premature death among people with the disorder is more than twice the level of those without.

Science - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

WATCH LIVE: Astronauts perform seven hour spacewalk on ISS In A Vacuum This post contains videos

WATCH LIVE: Astronauts perform seven hour spacewalk on ISS

It might make you think your own job is a bit underwhelming…

I knew I had to stop overeating when the local Chinese takeaway memorised my address

I’m ready to wave goodbye to emotional eating and junk food, but it’s not that easy.

From Business ETC Rejoice! We’re getting an Irish tricolour Emoji Happy Face

Rejoice! We’re getting an Irish tricolour Emoji

A ‘black Santa’ is also included in new range of racially-diverse Apple Emojis.

Three-person babies could be born as early as next year

UK politicians have approved an IVF method that uses DNA from three donors.

Three men chose to have their arms “amputated” to get robotic replacements

The hands are controlled by the user’s mind.

Science - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Science - Sunday 22 February, 2015

This amazing photography trick lets you see sound waves

What does the sound of a gun firing look like? Wait … what?

Science - Saturday 21 February, 2015

Ovulating women may buy more things, seek more dating options

New research is suggesting some outlandish links.

Science - Friday 20 February, 2015

From Business ETC Forget iPhones, Apple wants to start selling electric cars in five years Automatic For The People

Forget iPhones, Apple wants to start selling electric cars in five years

The tech giant has been poaching staff from electric car company Tesla.

Science - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

World’s most dangerous toy measured how much it contaminated children

This 1950s science set contained four types of uranium ore.

Science - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Regretting that tattoo? Soon there’ll be a painless cream to remove it

The cream is being developed by a Canadian PhD student who says it will be considerably cheaper than the laser-based method.

Irish ‘marvel molecule’ treatment will help people with Alzheimer’s, arthritis and MS

Scientists have discovered a common process across inflammatory conditions.

Science - Monday 16 February, 2015

Are you a smoker? Cigarettes could shrink a vital part of your brain

Giving up could help reverse the problem, researchers have found.

‘Greece has a major humanitarian crisis…. Ireland is in a very different situation’

Meanwhile, Michael Noonan says an extension of Greece’s bailout would be the subject of a Dáil vote.

Next phase: Irish ‘Mars One’ hopeful Dr Joseph Roche has made the final 100

Next phase: Irish ‘Mars One’ hopeful Dr Joseph Roche has made the final 100

50 men and 50 women have been named in the final 100 this morning. The high cost of the mooted mission precludes the option of a return trip.

Science - Saturday 14 February, 2015

You can now walk around someone’s mind with an Xbox controller

Turns out actually getting inside someone else’s head is a bit weird

Science - Friday 13 February, 2015

From Business ETC More details are emerging of Apple’s plans to develop a car ICar

So, how many followers did you have when you died?

Watercooler talk in the afterlife…

Science - Thursday 12 February, 2015

This man has been taking a photo of everything he touches… for the last 11 years

It’s all a ‘lifelogging’ art experiment you see

The things most likely to kill you in one handy infographic

People worry about being murdered and dying in plane crashes but the NHS says it’s the heart disease that’ll get you.

Science - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Chocolate or cigarettes? This is how these scientists prove plain packaging tobacco works

New research finds plain packaging reduces ‘cigarette-seeking’ by almost 10%.

It was all lies – moderate drinking is not good for you *

* Unless you’re a man aged 50-64 or a woman aged 65 or over.

Science - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

From Business ETC Watching Google’s new robot dog get kicked is oddly unsettling Impending Doom

Watching Google’s new robot dog get kicked is oddly unsettling

‘Spot’, the latest four-legged robot from Google-owned Boston Dynamics, is able to regain its balance after being kicked or shoved.

Science - Monday 9 February, 2015

From Business ETC This smartphone gadget will tell you if you have an STD or not Detection

This smartphone gadget will tell you if you have an STD or not

The dongle can test you for HIV and syphilis and deliver the results in the space of 15 minutes.

Is there life on Jupiter’s moons? Ireland’s helping to find out

A former NASA scientist will speak in Dublin tonight about the missions.

Ever wake up and can’t move? Here’s what’s happening to your body Sleep Paralysis This post contains a poll

Ever wake up and can’t move? Here’s what’s happening to your body

Terrifying – but here’s what’s going on.

Science - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Ireland’s second biggest cancer killer will soon be able to be spotted in €25 test

Each year almost 2,500 people are diagnosed with bowel cancer, with 1,000 dying from it.

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