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#Breakthrough

# breakthrough - Saturday 5 December, 2020

Antoine Rozner seals first European Tour title with final-round 64
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Antoine Rozner seals first European Tour title with final-round 64

Dec 5th 2020, 4:30 PM 2,034 Views 1 Comment

The Frenchman finished two shots clear of a group of four including long-time leader Andy Sullivan.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

'There have been dark days over the years' - similarities between Tipp and Ballymun success stories
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From The42
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'There have been dark days over the years' - similarities between Tipp and Ballymun success stories

Dec 1st 2020, 7:05 AM 3,964 Views 0 Comments

Paddy Christie has witnessed the rise in fortunes of his home club and adopted county.

# breakthrough - Sunday 20 September, 2020

Hogg ecstatic as Exeter book semi-final date with Toulouse
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Hogg ecstatic as Exeter book semi-final date with Toulouse

Sep 20th 2020, 8:21 PM 11,994 Views 2 Comments

Exeter Chiefs defeat Northampton Saints 38-15 to seal the club’s first ever European Champions Cup semi-final spot.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Major breakthrough in UK as cheap steroid is first drug to reduce coronavirus deaths
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Major breakthrough in UK as cheap steroid is first drug to reduce coronavirus deaths

Jun 16th 2020, 3:21 PM 32,920 Views 44 Comments

A study found the steroid cut the risk of death by a third for patients on ventilators.

# breakthrough - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Infertile cancer patient gives birth after having her eggs frozen, new study reveals
# In-vitro
# In-vitro

Infertile cancer patient gives birth after having her eggs frozen, new study reveals

Feb 19th 2020, 9:30 PM 16,387 Views 5 Comments

A baby boy was born to a 34-year-old French woman who had been treated with chemotherapy for breast cancer.

# breakthrough - Monday 13 January, 2020

Machine keeps human livers alive for a week outside body
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Machine keeps human livers alive for a week outside body

Jan 13th 2020, 10:10 PM 15,101 Views 10 Comments

The finding may increase the number of available livers for transplant, researchers say.

# breakthrough - Friday 13 December, 2019

'A most wonderful Christmas present': HSE to reimburse cost of new cystic fibrosis treatment
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'A most wonderful Christmas present': HSE to reimburse cost of new cystic fibrosis treatment

Dec 13th 2019, 9:12 PM 11,115 Views 12 Comments

About 1,200 children and adults have Cystic Fibrosis in Ireland.

# breakthrough - Friday 6 December, 2019

Real Madrid find their Pogba within as Valverde proves the catalyst for change
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From The42
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Real Madrid find their Pogba within as Valverde proves the catalyst for change

Dec 6th 2019, 9:19 AM 7,553 Views 4 Comments

The 21-year-old has become a key figure in Zidane’s second era.

# breakthrough - Thursday 28 November, 2019

'The biggest thing people have to remember is that Jacob is a really young fella'
# Jacob's Ladder
From The42
# Jacob's Ladder

'The biggest thing people have to remember is that Jacob is a really young fella'

Nov 28th 2019, 6:00 AM 6,236 Views 1 Comment

The Ireland and Ulster wing is 23-years-old and still striving to find consistency in his game.

# breakthrough - Monday 21 October, 2019

John Joe Nevin finally seals fight that could ignite his pro career
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From The42
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John Joe Nevin finally seals fight that could ignite his pro career

Oct 21st 2019, 12:34 AM 7,488 Views 3 Comments

The former Olympic silver medallist will fight for a WBA rankings belt next month.

# breakthrough - Sunday 13 October, 2019

'I'll remember this day for the rest of my life' - Teenage star Gauff wins first WTA title
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'I'll remember this day for the rest of my life' - Teenage star Gauff wins first WTA title

Oct 13th 2019, 4:29 PM 6,360 Views 5 Comments

The 15-year-old triumphed in the final in Linz against Jelena Ostapenko.

# breakthrough - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Irish teen O'Connor in contention for United debut against Huddersfield
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Irish teen O'Connor in contention for United debut against Huddersfield

May 2nd 2019, 5:48 PM 20,331 Views 10 Comments

The 18-year-old defender has linked up with the first-team for training ahead of Sunday’s game.

# breakthrough - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Emiliano Sala's missing plane has been found
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Emiliano Sala's missing plane has been found

Feb 3rd 2019, 10:05 PM 64,506 Views 19 Comments

The footballer and pilot David Ibbotson were the only people on board.

# breakthrough - Thursday 3 January, 2019

American promoter working on landmark all-women's pro boxing card this spring
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From The42
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American promoter working on landmark all-women's pro boxing card this spring

Jan 3rd 2019, 9:32 PM 7,497 Views 2 Comments

Lou DiBella told BoxingScene that women’s pro boxing card is ‘way beyond its time.’

# breakthrough - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

First baby born via uterus transplanted from dead donor
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First baby born via uterus transplanted from dead donor

Dec 5th 2018, 7:13 AM 17,175 Views 13 Comments

The baby girl was born in December 2017, The Lancet said.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

The Deirdre Jacob case - from missing person file to murder investigation
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The Deirdre Jacob case - from missing person file to murder investigation

Aug 14th 2018, 8:15 PM 29,130 Views 5 Comments

Deirdre Jacob was last seen within yards of the driveway to her parents’ house.

# breakthrough - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Iran's largest football stadium to admit thousands of women for the first time since 1979
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From The42
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Iran's largest football stadium to admit thousands of women for the first time since 1979

Jun 20th 2018, 12:59 PM 4,797 Views 5 Comments

More than 10,000 tickets were expected to be put on sale for Wednesday’s screening.

# breakthrough - Saturday 7 April, 2018

'Neurons can't get notions of being muscles': What makes cells with the same DNA act differently?
# Trinity
# Trinity

'Neurons can't get notions of being muscles': What makes cells with the same DNA act differently?

Apr 7th 2018, 9:45 AM 9,383 Views 10 Comments

“Imagine your genes are books in a library…”

# breakthrough - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

New blood test to detect Alzheimer's disease developed by Irish researchers
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# Breakthrough

New blood test to detect Alzheimer's disease developed by Irish researchers

Mar 7th 2018, 7:32 AM 14,874 Views 13 Comments

Doctors have said that early diagnosis of the disease is key for improving the quality of life.

# breakthrough - Sunday 4 March, 2018

Germany's Social Democrats clear path for Merkel's fourth term
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Germany's Social Democrats clear path for Merkel's fourth term

Mar 4th 2018, 10:22 AM 8,032 Views 50 Comments

Merkel has been leading Germany for 12 years.

# breakthrough - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Midleton send champions packing as they power into first Harty Cup final in 12 years
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From The42
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Midleton send champions packing as they power into first Harty Cup final in 12 years

Jan 27th 2018, 4:00 PM 10,806 Views 1 Comment

The Cork school will face Limerick’s Ardscoil Rís in the final.

# breakthrough - Sunday 7 January, 2018

We're one step closer to understanding the 'most mysterious star in the universe'
# Tabby's Star
# Tabby's Star

We're one step closer to understanding the 'most mysterious star in the universe'

Jan 7th 2018, 7:45 AM 25,925 Views 29 Comments

Tabby’s Star has been inexplicably dimming and brightening sporadically like no other for years.

# breakthrough - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Scientists at NUI Galway make breakthrough for Parkinson’s disease
# Regenerative Medicine
# Regenerative Medicine

Scientists at NUI Galway make breakthrough for Parkinson’s disease

Nov 26th 2017, 7:15 AM 25,020 Views 24 Comments

The degeneration and death of brain cells that regulate movement is what affects the ability of a person with Parkinson’s to control movement.

# breakthrough - Thursday 2 November, 2017

New species of orangutan discovered in Indonesia - but it's already endangered
# Research
# Research

New species of orangutan discovered in Indonesia - but it's already endangered

Nov 2nd 2017, 9:58 PM 13,002 Views 19 Comments

Until recently, scientists thought there were only two genetically distinct types of orangutan.

# breakthrough - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Scientists fix disease genes in human embryos for the first time
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Scientists fix disease genes in human embryos for the first time

Aug 3rd 2017, 7:22 AM 10,051 Views 20 Comments

Just over 72% of the embryos ended up being free of a heart disease-causing mutation.

# breakthrough - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Good news for pale skin: Scientists have come up with a drug to help people tan without exposure to the sun
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Good news for pale skin: Scientists have come up with a drug to help people tan without exposure to the sun

Jun 17th 2017, 8:00 AM 19,965 Views 27 Comments

Applied as a cream to the skin, the drug allowed red-haired mice to develop a deep tan.

# breakthrough - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Infertility problems in mice solved with 3D-printed ovaries
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Infertility problems in mice solved with 3D-printed ovaries

May 17th 2017, 9:21 AM 7,926 Views 16 Comments

It’s hoped that 3D-printed skin, ears, bone scaffolds, and heart valves could solve a number of medical issues.

# breakthrough - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Breakthrough in Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann disputes
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Breakthrough in Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann disputes

Feb 15th 2017, 7:54 PM 16,083 Views 22 Comments

Meanwhile, unions at Bus Eireann have entered talks to see if they can find a way to avoid next week’s strike.

# breakthrough - Saturday 4 February, 2017

A Dublin firm has invented a 'breakthrough' back pain device
# Mainstay Medical
# Mainstay Medical

A Dublin firm has invented a 'breakthrough' back pain device

Feb 4th 2017, 11:00 AM 27,984 Views 21 Comments

The company announced its Reactiv8 device was used at a hospital in Germany.

# breakthrough - Saturday 28 January, 2017

'Organs could be grown in pigs for transplants': Scientists eye breakthrough
# Scientists
# Scientists

'Organs could be grown in pigs for transplants': Scientists eye breakthrough

Jan 28th 2017, 7:45 AM 8,680 Views 14 Comments

The study has provoked ethical and legal questions.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Cork researchers develop 'smart knee' that could speed up surgery recovery
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Cork researchers develop 'smart knee' that could speed up surgery recovery

Dec 20th 2016, 6:40 AM 13,420 Views 6 Comments

The device remotely monitors the patient’s progress through a knee movement sensor.

# breakthrough - Thursday 3 November, 2016

The Garda strike tomorrow is OFF: GRA joins AGSI in deferring action
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The Garda strike tomorrow is OFF: GRA joins AGSI in deferring action

Nov 3rd 2016, 11:59 PM 144,808 Views 153 Comments

A long, difficult day of negotiations has come to an end.

# breakthrough - Monday 31 October, 2016

Irish researchers discover potential new way to treat one of the most aggressive forms of breast cancer
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Irish researchers discover potential new way to treat one of the most aggressive forms of breast cancer

Oct 31st 2016, 1:42 PM 12,803 Views 4 Comments

If the new drug – APR-246 – is found to be effective at clinical trials it will have the potential to save lives.

# breakthrough - Thursday 29 September, 2016

All remaining Dublin Bus strikes CALLED OFF after marathon talks
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All remaining Dublin Bus strikes CALLED OFF after marathon talks

Sep 29th 2016, 7:30 PM 79,503 Views 59 Comments

The breakthrough follows marathon talks at the Workplace Relations Commission.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

'It is as vital for me as it is for an able-bodied athlete to keep paying attention to my training'
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From The42
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'It is as vital for me as it is for an able-bodied athlete to keep paying attention to my training'

Aug 30th 2016, 3:44 PM 1,982 Views 2 Comments

Using technology has had a massive impact on my progress and will continue to do so, writes Mark Pollock.

# breakthrough - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

The ice bucket challenge: It actually made a huge difference
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The ice bucket challenge: It actually made a huge difference

Jul 27th 2016, 1:03 PM 28,515 Views 21 Comments

Around €104 million was raised through people dumping water over their heads.

# breakthrough - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Schoolbag of Philip Cairns to be examined for DNA evidence
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Schoolbag of Philip Cairns to be examined for DNA evidence

Jun 11th 2016, 4:35 PM 30,654 Views 27 Comments

Gardaí believe they may know who killed the 13-year-old schoolboy in 1986.

# breakthrough - Monday 18 April, 2016

Luas strike scheduled for this weekend called off
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Luas strike scheduled for this weekend called off

Apr 18th 2016, 3:41 PM 24,802 Views 120 Comments

Trade union Siptu has cancelled the 48-hour work stoppage.

# breakthrough - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Doctors rebuilt a man's throat using regenerating tissue
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Doctors rebuilt a man's throat using regenerating tissue

Apr 9th 2016, 9:00 AM 10,532 Views 16 Comments

The results are a major breakthrough in the field of regenerative tissue.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

The FBI has hacked into the San Bernardino iPhone without Apple's help
# Gunman
# Gunman

The FBI has hacked into the San Bernardino iPhone without Apple's help

Mar 29th 2016, 6:59 AM 24,613 Views 44 Comments

The agency has dropped its legal case against Apple as a result.

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