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Amputees get sensation from prosthetic hand

  Amputees get sensation from prosthetic hand

Even before he lost his right hand to an industrial accident 4 years ago, Igor Spetic had family open his

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NASA looking at induced hibernation for travel to Mars

  NASA looking at induced hibernation for travel to Mars

In a bid to bring astronauts to Mars who could last the months-long journey, US space agency NASA is looking

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Nobel prize for chemistry awarded for discovery of nanoscopy

  Nobel prize for chemistry awarded for discovery of nanoscopy

Eric Betzig, Stefan W Hell and William E Moerner have been awarded the 2014 Nobel prize in chemistry for their

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AAA study shows in-car hands free systems often more distracting

  AAA study shows in-car hands free systems often more distracting

Two new AAA (American Automobile Association)-University of Utah studies show that despite public belief to the contrary, hands-free, voice-controlled automobile

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Surgeons save two-week-old infant with aid of 3D printed heart

  Surgeons save two-week-old infant with aid of 3D printed heart

In what is reminiscent of an episode of Grey’s Anatomy, surgeons at Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital in New York City

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Mantis shrimp eyes inspiring new cancer-detecting cameras

  Mantis shrimp eyes inspiring new cancer-detecting cameras

Researchers at the University of Queensland have pulled unlikely inspiration in their ground-breaking work developing advanced new cameras that can

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AIB forges seven-year research alliance with UCD

  AIB forges seven-year research alliance with UCD

AIB has invested in a seven-year Partnership and Innovation Initiative with UCD that will see the bank and the university

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MIT team develops most efficient solar panels to date

  MIT team develops most efficient solar panels to date

A team of researchers from MIT have reportedly developed a new solar absorption material that is close to ideal maximum

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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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