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Bacterial ‘communication system’ could be used to stop the spread of cancer cells

  Bacterial ‘communication system’ could be used to stop the spread of cancer cells

Cancer, while always dangerous, truly becomes life-threatening when cancer cells begin to spread to different areas throughout the body. Now,

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Irish-designed sensor tells farmers when cows are ready to calve

  Irish-designed sensor tells farmers when cows are ready to calve

A wireless calving alert device which sends the farmer an SMS text alert when a cow goes into labour was

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A great day for Irish science as schoolboy comes second in European contest

  A great day for Irish science as schoolboy comes second in European contest

The 2014 winner of the BT Young Scientist competition Paul Clarke from Dublin has come second place in Mathematics at

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Three Irish schoolgirls win Google Science Fair

  Three Irish schoolgirls win Google Science Fair

Ciara Judge, Emer Hickey and Sophie Healy-Thow from Kinsale Community School were last night named the overall winners of the

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Wireless sensors to improve poultry production wins UCD award

  Wireless sensors to improve poultry production wins UCD award

An early-stage business idea focused on using wireless sensors to monitor environmental conditions in chicken barns to improve poultry production

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US researchers develop optical sensor that gives robot unprecedented dexterity

  US researchers develop optical sensor that gives robot unprecedented dexterity

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Northeastern University in the US have equipped a robot with a

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Tyndall and TSSG plan €82m fund for 10 internet start-ups

  Tyndall and TSSG plan €82m fund for 10 internet start-ups

Waterford Institute of Technology’s TSSG and University College Cork’s Tyndall Institute have signed a memorandum of understanding to target €82m

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Limerick student’s life-saving technology wins €2,500 James Dyson Award

  Limerick student’s life-saving technology wins €2,500 James Dyson Award

A new feeding system designed by a Limerick student after witnessing his cousin struggle with feeding tubes after her birth

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Irish company Skytek to host major space meeting in Dublin

  Irish company Skytek to host major space meeting in Dublin

Astronauts and other space experts are gathering in Dublin this week for a major think tank about the International Space

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Scientists producing hydrogen energy from water at 30x faster rate

  Scientists producing hydrogen energy from water at 30x faster rate

Scientists from the University of Glasgow have claimed to have cracked the process of creating hydrogen fuel from water 30

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Irish Government invest €5m in new pharma manufacturing tech centre

  Irish Government invest €5m in new pharma manufacturing tech centre

Ireland’s Government is to invest €5m over the next five years in a new Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology Centre (PMTC) that

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Researchers developing pitch-side concussion detector

  Researchers developing pitch-side concussion detector

Researchers in the UK are attempting to obtain a better understanding of sports-related concussions by developing a detector that could

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Irish geologists create atlas to aid in Atlantic exploration

  Irish geologists create atlas to aid in Atlantic exploration

Scientists from the Geological Survey of Ireland and University College Dublin (UCD) have launched a new geological atlas of the

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Highest resolution ever with X-ray microscopy

  Highest resolution ever with X-ray microscopy

A record-setting X-ray microscopy experiment may have ushered in a new era for nanoscale imaging. Working at the U.S. Department

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Scientists reveal body’s infection fighters chatter a lot

  Scientists reveal body’s infection fighters chatter a lot

The best defense is a good offense, especially when it comes to the immune system. The troops that respond to

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Rapid and durable protection against Ebola virus with new vaccine regimens

  Rapid and durable protection against Ebola virus with new vaccine regimens

One shot of an experimental vaccine made from two Ebola virus gene segments incorporated into a chimpanzee cold virus vector

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World’s first brain to brain message sent

  World’s first brain to brain message sent

Scientists have been able to send a simple mental message from one person to another without any contact between the

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Athlone IT sets out goal to become a technological university

  Athlone IT sets out goal to become a technological university

Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) will become a technological university, according to a new strategic plan published today. According to

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UCD ranked 5th university in Europe for VC-backed entrepreneurs

  UCD ranked 5th university in Europe for VC-backed entrepreneurs

Dublin’s University College Dublin (UCD) has been ranked fifth in a list of European universities that have produced venture capital

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UCC scientists developing multi-use vaccine patch

  UCC scientists developing multi-use vaccine patch

Scientists from University College Cork (UCC) have developed a micro-needle patch that lowers the amount of vaccine needed for the

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