Science - Today’s News
An editorial in the British Medical Journal finds no link between saturated fat and issues like coronary heart disease.
Science - Sunday 23 April, 2017
Landmark recommendation at the Citizens’ Assembly, more on the maternity hospital and a bomb at a Belfast school gate.
Science - Saturday 22 April, 2017
Associate professor of psychology Simon McCarthy-Jones estimates that as much as 2.5% of the world’s population will have extended voice-hearing experiences.
Science - Friday 21 April, 2017
Authors of the study are advising that more research be conducted into the effects of sugary and artificially sweetened drinks.
Science - Thursday 20 April, 2017
Move it as far from your reach as possible.
Science - Wednesday 19 April, 2017
Smaller asteroids whizz by Earth several times a week.
Science - Tuesday 18 April, 2017
The shipworm comes from a “pretty stinky place” and doesn’t eat, despite reaching 5ft in length.
Science - Monday 17 April, 2017
The skin sensors currently used to monitor vital signs in babies born prematurely generate false alarms in up to 90% of cases.
Science - Sunday 16 April, 2017
Researchers say these findings are also important because they offer a new perspective on the cause of race-based bias.
Science - Monday 10 April, 2017
Ireland’s health authority has recommended that the government wait for more studies before endorsing e-cigarettes.
Science - Sunday 9 April, 2017
A study argues that prehistoric cannibalism was a dangerous undertaking offering relatively meagre nutritional rewards.
Science - Saturday 8 April, 2017
Experiments using lab mice found the rodents showed no sign of pain once injected with the fish venom.
Science - Thursday 6 April, 2017
Eleven members of the family have been diagnosed with the same unusual hereditary kidney condition called Tubulo Nephritis.
Science - Sunday 2 April, 2017
Deer experts say the calls are based on bad science.
In the short-term, anyway.
After years of holdups, the controversial plant is set to start burning waste this month.
Science - Saturday 1 April, 2017
A pair of dogs are now 100% accurate in their new role as breast cancer spotters, according to researchers.
Science - Friday 31 March, 2017
Science - Thursday 30 March, 2017
He says it has been around since the 1930s and is potentially a good thing.
Science - Tuesday 28 March, 2017
The US president will today unveil a series of measures to review regulations curbing oil, gas, and coal production.
Science - Monday 27 March, 2017
An optical attachment analyses video of semen.
Science - Saturday 25 March, 2017
Science - Thursday 23 March, 2017
The windfarm is expected to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 100,000 tonnes each year.
Science - Wednesday 22 March, 2017
Dominique can now sit up, raise her hands and reach for things, which she couldn’t do before.
Science - Tuesday 21 March, 2017
The fossilized eggs were being held by a collector. .
Twomey says nothing will happen until the law is changed.
Science - Monday 20 March, 2017
Multi-billion euro companies are now targeting women through marketing campaigns.
Science - Sunday 19 March, 2017
Cork firm Safehaven Marine sells its vessels as far afield as the Middle East and Asia.
Science - Saturday 18 March, 2017
Augmented Reality features will add an extra layer of experience at the attraction’s new home.
More Cork than Kerry though it seems.
Researchers don’t know if it was from a male or female, how the person died, or even what form of early human it was.
Science - Wednesday 15 March, 2017
A new report differentiates between occasional and daily smokers.
Science - Sunday 12 March, 2017
The experiment has been compared to a desert version of the Hollywood movie The Martian.
Science - Saturday 11 March, 2017
This may lead to a reduction of cases of sudden death in patients with the mutation.
Science - Thursday 2 March, 2017
Science - Tuesday 28 February, 2017
Some beaches in the Kurnell area have now been closed to swimmers.
Science - Sunday 26 February, 2017
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.