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Robots could replace sheepdogs after scientists learn herding secrets

  Robots could replace sheepdogs after scientists learn herding secrets

The concept of robots replacing humans at their jobs is nothing new, but now robots could replace sheepdogs after scientists

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US hypersonic space weapon goes up in smoke

  US hypersonic space weapon goes up in smoke

A futuristic space weapon developed by the US Army capable of hitting any target on Earth within an hour was

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Scientists grow an organ in an animal from cells created in lab

  Scientists grow an organ in an animal from cells created in lab

Laboratory-grown replacement organs have moved a step closer with the completion of a new study. Scientists have grown a fully

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UCC team develops medical device alternative to open-heart surgery

  UCC team develops medical device alternative to open-heart surgery

The University College Cork (UCC) Centre for Research in Vascular Biology has developed a medical device that promotes the bypass

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Laser device may end pin pricks and improve quality of life for diabetics

  Laser device may end pin pricks and improve quality of life for diabetics

Princeton University researchers have developed a way to use a laser to measure people’s blood sugar, and, with more work

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Six of top 10 World’s Most Innovative Companies 2014 have Irish presence

  Six of top 10 World’s Most Innovative Companies 2014 have Irish presence

Six of the top 10 companies on Forbes magazine’s list of The World’s Most Innovative Companies 2014 have Irish operations,

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Researchers from Sweden, Ireland and the USA believe fluorine formed in the stars

  Researchers from Sweden, Ireland and the USA believe fluorine formed in the stars

The fluorine that is found in products such as toothpaste was likely formed billions of years ago in now dead

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Severing nerves may shrink stomach cancers: Botox injections slow growth of stomach tumors in mice

  Severing nerves may shrink stomach cancers: Botox injections slow growth of stomach tumors in mice

Research from ColumbiaUniversityMedicalCenter shows that nerves may play a critical role in stomach cancer growth and that blocking nerve signals

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New research suggests rubber bands could monitor health issues

  New research suggests rubber bands could monitor health issues

Ordinary rubber bands could be transformed into wearable sensors for monitoring blood pressure, joint movement and blood glucose, as a

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Scientists in Belfast develop new gel to fight superbugs

  Scientists in Belfast develop new gel to fight superbugs

Scientists in Northern Ireland claim they have made a significant advance in the fight against hospital superbugs, including those most

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Sligo-based engineer looks to improve manufacturing for medical implants

  Sligo-based engineer looks to improve manufacturing for medical implants

Dr Marion McAfee is looking to monitor and improve the manufacture of materials for devices that the body can resorb

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Michael J Fox Foundation and Intel to develop wearable Parkinson’s sensor

  Michael J Fox Foundation and Intel to develop wearable Parkinson’s sensor

The Michael J Fox Foundation and Intel are to work together to develop a wearable sensor that could track the

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Employment bodies focus on STEM success as Leaving Cert results are revealed

  Employment bodies focus on STEM success as Leaving Cert results are revealed

As almost 57,000 students receive their Leaving Certificate results in Ireland today, Project Maths has proven its success and interest

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BT Young Scientist winners selected as Google Science Fair Global finalists

  BT Young Scientist winners selected as Google Science Fair Global finalists

The 2014 Google Science Fair Global finalists have been announced and, among the 15 projects selected from teenagers around the

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Irish researcher to showcase medical support app at TEDMED

  Irish researcher to showcase medical support app at TEDMED

Siobhán O’Connor is going to TEDMED to spread the word about the Supporting LIFE app being developed through an Irish-led

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€75k aid available to help schools compete in 2015 BT Young Scientist event

  €75k aid available to help schools compete in 2015 BT Young Scientist event

BT has again created a €75,000 accommodation grant to help regional schools around Ireland to compete in the 2015 BT

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€2.8m digital plan to provide economic boost to Ireland’s south-east

  €2.8m digital plan to provide economic boost to Ireland’s south-east

Waterford Institute of Technology is to lead a €2.8m digital research project to boost regional economic development in Ireland’s south-east

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University of Ulster reveals stg£240k fund to boost digital content sector

  University of Ulster reveals stg£240k fund to boost digital content sector

The University of Ulster has launched a new stg£240,000 seed fund designed to stimulate growth and enhance competitiveness within the

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WIT to recruit 17 PhD scholars to spearhead new research

  WIT to recruit 17 PhD scholars to spearhead new research

Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) is recruiting 17 PhD scholars across a range of disciplines as part of its prioritisation

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SFI reports largest govt/industry collaboration yet – €300m in seven research centres

  SFI reports largest govt/industry collaboration yet – €300m in seven research centres

Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) has delivered what it says it the largest govt/industry collaboration yet – seven research centres in

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