Science - Today’s News
The Rosetta spacecraft is searching for clues about the beginning of our solar system.
That is the opinion of the American Psychological Association.
Science - Yesterday’s News
The gel can break down the protective biofilm surrounding resistant superbugs without damaging healthy cells.
Science - Sunday 17 August, 2014
Bad news for proof readers, projectionists and butchers.
Right now, the production of these materials requires food stuffs like corn, wheat, sugar beets, and sugar cane.
Science - Saturday 16 August, 2014
There are currently 14 of the trees planted across the US.
Science - Friday 15 August, 2014
“The next question is, ‘What exactly are they telling each other?’”
Science - Thursday 14 August, 2014
Mount Etna began eruption again on the island of Sicily last Monday.
New research suggests that a moderate intake is best to reduce blood pressure.
Science - Tuesday 12 August, 2014
*Or at least what they think it might look like.
Spoiler: You ask them.
UCD’s Dr Madeline Murphy has been awarded €25,000 from the Breast Cancer Campaign.
Science - Monday 11 August, 2014
The drug has been made available through one HSE scheme.
Science - Sunday 10 August, 2014
Oleg Artemyev did some moongazing from the space station.
It’s all over people, we don’t have a prayer.
Science - Saturday 9 August, 2014
Archaeologists say it was built from same wood used to build Philadelphia’s Independence Hall.
It might all be happening up there, but there’s loads to read down here.
The skeleton, nicknamed Noah, is believed to be of a muscular man who was at least 5’8″ tall.
Science - Friday 8 August, 2014
The three students from Kinsale Community College in Cork have reached the finals of the Google Science Fair with their research into using bacteria to help improve yields of food crops.
Science - Thursday 7 August, 2014
People are not happy about the ‘insidious’ terms and conditions. But should you be worried?
Our ancestors used to be big fans of the flying delicacies.
New research says screening and new drugs could almost eliminate the condition.
The results could be good news for those suffering from nervous system disorders.
Science - Wednesday 6 August, 2014
Most of us have our earliest memory from an event around the age of three – but our memory milestones move about during childhood.
“What are people for in a world that does not need their labour, and where only a minority are needed to guide the ‘bot-based economy?’”
For today, Rosetta will travel alongside the comet but will later start its orbits.
Outcomes are positive in 76% more cases if strokes are treated within three hours.
Today is the 69th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima.
Science - Tuesday 5 August, 2014
An experimental drug called ZMapp reportedly improved the patient’s condition.
Science - Monday 4 August, 2014
“Rosetta, meet Churyumov-Gerasimenko”.
Science - Sunday 3 August, 2014
The greater a nation’s genetic distance from Denmark, the less happy its citizens are – according to new research.
People have noticed a drop in the number of ducks in the park recently — but apparently it’s nothing to do with seagulls “losing the run of themselves” again…
Science - Saturday 2 August, 2014
Fin whales are the second largest animals on the planet.
Science - Friday 1 August, 2014
As part of experiments carried out by NASA’s Mars 2020 rover, researchers will look at whether Martian air could be converted for astronauts to breathe.
Science - Thursday 31 July, 2014
A study has suggested that a drop in black smoke levels in the mid-nineties improved overall air quality and helped reduce hospital admissions for asthma.
Science - Wednesday 30 July, 2014
What do you mean you don’t have an electric car? Get with the programme.
That’s according to a major new study… So put the banana down.
The RSA says Ireland is keeping an eye on international progress.