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# minerals - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

VAT on vitamins and supplements won't jump to 23% - at least until November

An increased rate on some food supplements was due to kick in on Friday.

# minerals - Sunday 27 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge McDaids Football Special: An oral history of the Donegal delicacy Donegal

McDaids Football Special: An oral history of the Donegal delicacy

Anyone for a Football Special with ice cream?

# minerals - Friday 16 May, 2014

'Nobody hurt or afraid' as man throws bottle of cola at Health Minister

James Reilly was in Waterford today, but not everyone was happy to see him.

# minerals - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

How do you strike gold?

Could you learn the science of a gold prospector? It’s not as hard as you might think.

# minerals - Monday 9 September, 2013

A brief history of the gold hidden around Ireland

Could you be sitting on top of your own personal goldmine?

# minerals - Thursday 20 December, 2012

What's the difference between Coke and Pepsi?

Is it taste, ingredients or… branding?

# minerals - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

High-tech project aims to mine asteroids in space

The plan’s investors and advisers include Google’s Larry Page and Eric Schmidt and explorer and filmmaker James Cameron.

# minerals - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

Column: Feeling unhealthy? It could be what you’re eating…

The food we live on is less healthy than ever before – and some of it is hardly food at all. But a few simple actions can help turn the tide, writes Emma Murphy.

# minerals - Thursday 7 July, 2011

Column: 'You don't survive there long' - inside the mobile phone mines

Children in war-ravaged Congo are mining the materials used to make our mobiles. Film-maker Frank Poulsen describes the horror inside the tunnels.

# minerals - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

From The Daily Edge Average human eats 450g of insects a year Yuck

Average human eats 450g of insects a year

But apparently that’s not a bad thing! Insects are high in protein, iron and zinc, says new Dutch research.