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Saturday 20 September, 2014

Science Changes Lives: From glass syringes and insulin bottles to a handy pen
# Diabetic Not Different
# Diabetic Not Different

Science Changes Lives: From glass syringes and insulin bottles to a handy pen

Sep 20th 2014, 8:31 PM 15,905 Views 11 Comments

Liz Murphy is one of tens of thousands of Irish people benefiting from huge research into treating diabetes.

Saturday 13 September, 2014

Science Changes Lives: Medical trial is saving me from illness that took my two sisters
# Experimental
# Experimental

Science Changes Lives: Medical trial is saving me from illness that took my two sisters

Sep 13th 2014, 8:30 PM 21,938 Views 12 Comments

A genetic test pinpointed a destructive lung condition in Michael McNamee’s family – now experimental medicine is helping him to beat the odds.

Saturday 6 September, 2014

Science Changes Lives: The day I finally heard the world in stereo
# Wired For Sound
# Wired For Sound

Science Changes Lives: The day I finally heard the world in stereo

Sep 6th 2014, 8:39 PM 14,835 Views 54 Comments

How a cochlear implant brought Caroline Carswell into a new world of sound: “like going from a song played on a flute, to one played by a full orchestra”.

Sunday 31 August, 2014

Science Changes Lives: Pacemaker for a 28-year-old footballer? Yes, it saved me
# Setting The Pace
# Setting The Pace

Science Changes Lives: Pacemaker for a 28-year-old footballer? Yes, it saved me

Aug 31st 2014, 10:15 AM 14,419 Views 10 Comments

Sean Prunty was diagnosed with a cardiac condition that put paid to his job as a footballer – but technology has given him a new path in life.

Sunday 24 August, 2014

Science Changes Lives: The musician who composes in the blink of an eye
# Science Changes Lives
# Science Changes Lives

Science Changes Lives: The musician who composes in the blink of an eye

Aug 24th 2014, 6:30 PM 7,721 Views 5 Comments

Cillian McSweeney has cerebral palsy but uses Eyegaze technology to give him a voice through songwriting.

Saturday 9 March, 2013

Magdalene survivors "shocked and upset" by nun interview defending laundries
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

Magdalene survivors "shocked and upset" by nun interview defending laundries

Mar 9th 2013, 11:01 AM 29,339 Views 144 Comments

In an interview aired last night, two anonymous nuns defended the Magdalene laundries and said religious orders had no need to apologise.

Monday 28 January, 2013

Good news: Irish scientists to play key role in giant €1 billion project
# Science
# Science

Good news: Irish scientists to play key role in giant €1 billion project

Jan 28th 2013, 10:15 AM 8,035 Views 31 Comments

The largest ever research project funded in the history of the EU was announced this morning.

Sunday 2 December, 2012

You might help crowdfund an album - but what about some scientific research?
# Crowdfunding
# Crowdfunding

You might help crowdfund an album - but what about some scientific research?

Dec 2nd 2012, 8:30 AM 4,047 Views 6 Comments

Some scientists have turned to crowdfunding to raise money for their work – with one TCD researcher raising more than €20,000.

Thursday 1 November, 2012

Scientists warn of potential conflict of interest at Government science body
# Science Foundation Ireland
# Science Foundation Ireland

Scientists warn of potential conflict of interest at Government science body

Nov 1st 2012, 6:30 AM 4,874 Views 9 Comments

The Government has announced plans for the head of Science Foundation Ireland to also become the Chief Scientific Adviser – but scientists say this will be a conflict of interest.