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# experiments - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Professor Luke O'Neill on how to get your children interested in science (plus: two experiments to try at home)
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# Experiments

Professor Luke O'Neill on how to get your children interested in science (plus: two experiments to try at home)

Nov 19th 2019, 7:00 PM 26,024 Views 6 Comments

The Irish professor of biochemistry has written a new book aimed at children, which is nominated for an An Post Irish Book Award.

# experiments - Monday 28 August, 2017

UCC spent €200,000 in 2016 on rabbits, rats, pigs, and birds which were used in live experiments
# Vivisection
# Vivisection

UCC spent €200,000 in 2016 on rabbits, rats, pigs, and birds which were used in live experiments

Aug 28th 2017, 2:18 PM 14,460 Views 68 Comments

A further €3,000 was spent on the disposal of the animal carcasses once the experiments had concluded.

# experiments - Friday 11 November, 2016

5 nifty science experiments you can do at home with the kids

5 nifty science experiments you can do at home with the kids

Nov 11th 2016, 3:54 PM 30,379 Views 9 Comments

Weird science.

# experiments - Monday 18 August, 2014

Few are happy with Twitter's latest experiment with favourites
# Ch-ch-ch-changes
# Ch-ch-ch-changes

Few are happy with Twitter's latest experiment with favourites

Aug 18th 2014, 5:15 PM 8,192 Views 7 Comments

An experiment that turns favourites of people you follow into retweets has annoyed many of its users.

# experiments - Friday 1 August, 2014

NASA aims to produce oxygen on Mars with 2020 rover experiment
# Life On Mars
# Life On Mars

NASA aims to produce oxygen on Mars with 2020 rover experiment

Aug 1st 2014, 10:36 AM 7,349 Views 41 Comments

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.

# experiments - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Facebook carried out hundreds of tests on users with few limits
# Experiments
# Experiments

Facebook carried out hundreds of tests on users with few limits

Jul 3rd 2014, 11:11 AM 5,609 Views 6 Comments

The experiments, carried out by Facebook’s Data Science team, covered topics like the causes of loneliness, how social behaviours spread through networks, and ‘political mobilisation messages.’

# experiments - Thursday 30 January, 2014

This doodle reveals what scientists are REALLY up to in the labs
# It's Science
From The Daily Edge
# It's Science

This doodle reveals what scientists are REALLY up to in the labs

Jan 30th 2014, 12:17 PM 2,386 Views 0 Comments

We thought we knew but we were wrong. SO wrong.

# experiments - Friday 17 January, 2014

Google developing smart contact lens that will aid diabetics
# Wearable Tech
# Wearable Tech

Google developing smart contact lens that will aid diabetics

Jan 17th 2014, 12:48 PM 8,522 Views 13 Comments

The company is currently testing prototypes contact lenses that can measure glucose levels in tears.

# experiments - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Twitter could be trying to predict the next viral tweet
# Clairvoyance
# Clairvoyance

Twitter could be trying to predict the next viral tweet

Nov 28th 2013, 11:01 AM 5,603 Views 6 Comments

The @magicstats account predicts which tweets will become popular by favouriting them.

# experiments - Saturday 16 February, 2013

The history of the two-headed dog experiment
# Science
# Science

The history of the two-headed dog experiment

Feb 16th 2013, 9:45 AM 96,294 Views 68 Comments

The stuffed dog toured Germany for the past two years but is now back in Riga’s Museum of History of Medicine. Here’s its full story.

# experiments - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Research chimpanzees to be 'retired' in the US
# Chimp Haven
# Chimp Haven

Research chimpanzees to be 'retired' in the US

Jan 24th 2013, 6:55 AM 5,196 Views 16 Comments

A ‘Chimp Haven’ has been constructed to house the chimps as only 50 to be left in studies and “invasive” research to be phased out.

# experiments - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

French and American scientists win Nobel Physics Prize
# Nobel Prize
# Nobel Prize

French and American scientists win Nobel Physics Prize

Oct 9th 2012, 2:51 PM 3,783 Views 6 Comments

“I was walking with my wife [and] when I saw the Swedish area code, I realised,” said one of this year’s winners.

# experiments - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

Shocking US experiments on Guatemalans revealed
# Experiments
# Experiments

Shocking US experiments on Guatemalans revealed

Aug 30th 2011, 12:14 PM 687 Views 10 Comments

The experiments took place in the 1940s and included people being injected with syphilis and other illnesses, by what were described as “unethical” researchers.

# experiments - Friday 8 July, 2011

Space shuttle Atlantis - the Irish connections
# NASA
# NASA

Space shuttle Atlantis - the Irish connections

Jul 8th 2011, 3:43 PM 705 Views 4 Comments

An Irish science blog has uncovered the many links between the final space shuttle mission and our fair isle.