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DCU researchers analyse World Cup tweets to improve machine translation

  DCU researchers analyse World Cup tweets to improve machine translation

Dublin City University (DCU) researchers, in collaboration with Microsoft Research at the CNGL Centre for Global Intelligent Content in Dublin,

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WIT researchers receive €1.2m in EI Commercialisation Fund

  WIT researchers receive €1.2m in EI Commercialisation Fund

Three researchers from the Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) have jointly been awarded €1.2m by Enterprise Ireland (EI) as part

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Grace app co-creator looks beyond limits to innovate

  Grace app co-creator looks beyond limits to innovate

In order to innovate we need to break both technology and our ways of thinking, says Lisa Domican, co-creator of

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Scientists discover serious candidate for most Earth-like planet

  Scientists discover serious candidate for most Earth-like planet

Gliese 832c, a planet about 16 light years away from Earth, has excited the scientists who found it, since Gliese

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AMBER reseachers discover ‘revolutionary’ material for ICT

  AMBER reseachers discover ‘revolutionary’ material for ICT

A team of researchers from the AMBER centre at Trinity College Dublin (TCD) are behind the discovery of a new

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Royal Society signs deal with SFI for research fellowships

  Royal Society signs deal with SFI for research fellowships

The Royal Society in the UK and Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) have signed an agreement whereby Ireland’s leading young scientists

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Studies show, Monkeys also believe in winning streaks.

  Studies show, Monkeys also believe in winning streaks.

Humans have a well-documented tendency to see winning and losing streaks in situations that, in fact, are random. But scientists

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Breast cancer drug hope from leukaemia research

  Breast cancer drug hope from leukaemia research

Leukaemia research may lead to new drugs for difficult-to-treat breast cancers, say scientists. These types of tumours cannot be treated

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Watching too much TV may increase risk of early death: Three hours a day linked to premature death from any cause

  Watching too much TV may increase risk of early death: Three hours a day linked to premature death from any cause

Adults who watch TV for three hours or more each day may double their risk of premature death compared to

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Irish scientists criticised over funding success rate

  Irish scientists criticised over funding success rate

The President of the European Research Council has said Irish scientists are not winning as much research funding from it

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Scientists Develop Self-Powered Pacemakers

  Scientists Develop Self-Powered Pacemakers

As the number of pacemakers implanted each year reaches into the millions worldwide, improving the lifespan of pacemaker batteries has

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Huawei to spend US$6m on research and development in Ireland this year

  Huawei to spend US$6m on research and development in Ireland this year

Chinese smartphone and telecoms equipment giant Huawei said its total R&D investment in Ireland will expand in the coming years

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AMBER research centre announces partnership with Bell Labs

  AMBER research centre announces partnership with Bell Labs

AMBER, the materials science institute headquartered at Trinity College Dublin has announced a new strategic partnership with Bell Labs regarding

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Mary Maloney appointed CEO of CoderDojo

  Mary Maloney appointed CEO of CoderDojo

The CoderDojo Foundation is to be headed up by new a CEO, Mary Maloney, and is changing its structure to

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Clues to lunar history found in water in moon rocks

  Clues to lunar history found in water in moon rocks

A recent review of hundreds of chemical analyses of Moon rocks indicates that the amount of water in the Moon’s

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Google to roll out driver less cars

  Google to roll out driver less cars

Google is building cars that do not have steering wheels, accelerator pedals or brake pedals, in an ambitious expansion of

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SAP and Ericsson to create almost 400 R&D jobs

  SAP and Ericsson to create almost 400 R&D jobs

Almost 400 new jobs are to be created across three counties by two multinational technology companies. SAP is increasing the

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Promising discovery in fight against antibiotic-resistant bacteria

  Promising discovery in fight against antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Researchers at the University of British Columbia have identified a small molecule that prevents bacteria from forming into bio-films, a

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All change as researchers find new meanings in our genetic code

  All change as researchers find new meanings in our genetic code

 In the Lewis Carroll classic, Through the Looking Glass, Humpty Dumpty states, “When I use a word, it means just what I choose

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Stem cells a future source for eco-friendly meat

  Stem cells a future source for eco-friendly meat

The scientific progress that has made it possible to dream of a future in which faulty organs could be regrown

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