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# researchers - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Galway mathematicians have found a way of making Batman's cape

NUI Galway mathematicians’ research makes Batman that bit more real.

# researchers - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Here's how much it would cost to build a real Jurassic Park

How much for one raptor?

# researchers - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Your daily dose of Barry's or Lyons could stop you developing diabetes

Tea-lovers everywhere will rejoice at the news from this latest study.

# researchers - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Debris revives hope of finding Amelia Earhart plane - 77 years after she went missing

A sixth expedition will take place to look for the wreckage next year.

# researchers - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Here are the countries where Ebola is most likely to show up next

Researchers calculated which countries are most at risk for imported cases of Ebola.

# researchers - Monday 7 July, 2014

Europe wants to spend €1.2 billion on brains (but scientists are angry about it)

Neuroscientists have warned it could be a waste of money.

# researchers - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Lack of hate crime legislation creates "permission to hate" in Irish society

The warning comes as Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) launches a new report documenting 32 incidents of violence or discrimination.

# researchers - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

How effective are online treatments for depression and anxiety?

A new study being undertaken by researchers in Trinity College is trying to find out…

# researchers - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Irish researchers help develop test for dangerous pre-eclampsia

A team received €6 million in EU funding and will conduct a trial of their prototype for spotting the signs of the condition, which can occur during pregnancy.

# researchers - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Walnuts 'improve sperm health' in men, say researchers

A study on men consuming a ‘Western-style’ diet showed that eating 75gm of walnuts a day improved sperm vitality.

# researchers - Monday 23 April, 2012

Irish University lecturers 'work longer hours' than European counterparts

New research shows that senior academics in Ireland work 50 hours a week in contrast to the European average of 48 hours, the IFUT says.

# researchers - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

UCD 'spin-out' companies plan more than 50 jobs by end of 2013 UCD

UCD 'spin-out' companies plan more than 50 jobs by end of 2013

The new companies have come about from research undertaken at the Dublin university.

# researchers - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

New test predicts possible success of drug counselling

The research, which was conducted by a team that including researchers in NUI Maynooth, helps to predict how successful addicts will be in treatment for their drug use.

# researchers - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

Galway team pinpoints part of brain which produces "marijuana-like substances" to dull pain

They discovered that the hippocampus of the brain, which is usually associated with memory, helps to suppress pain during times of stress.

# researchers - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

Galway scientists develop new and improved heart valves

Patients with prosthetic heart valves could see an improvement in their daily lives if the research leads to better medical devices.

# researchers - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Superdrug could cure all viral infections

US researchers say they’ve developed a drug that could cure the common cold, ‘flu and other ailments not affected by antibiotics.

# researchers - Saturday 16 April, 2011

Government's recruitment policy for researchers is illegal, lecturers' union says

The Irish Federation of University Teachers says rules that require new roles to be time-limited breaches employee rights.

# researchers - Friday 25 March, 2011

Scientists grow sperm in laboratory

Japanese researchers have cultivated sperm from the testes of baby mice.