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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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Harmful bacteria can linger on airplane seats and armrests for days

  Harmful bacteria can linger on airplane seats and armrests for days

Disease-causing bacteria can linger on surfaces commonly found in airplane cabins for days, even up to a week, according to

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US venture capital firm to invest in Irish life sciences start-ups

  US venture capital firm to invest in Irish life sciences start-ups

A venture capital company is to establish a fund of $172m (€125m) that will invest in Irish companies. The Government

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E-cigarettes expose people to more than harmless vapor, should be regulated

  E-cigarettes expose people to more than harmless vapor, should be regulated

In a major scientific review of research on e-cigarettes, UC San Francisco scientists found that industry claims about the devices

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Research shows zebra markings act like bug repellent

  Research shows zebra markings act like bug repellent

Scientists say they’ve uncovered one reason zebras have stripes: they act like insect repellant, keeping away blood-sucking flies. Experimental work

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New implanted devices may reshape medicine: Researchers create transistors that wrap around tissues

  New implanted devices may reshape medicine: Researchers create transistors that wrap around tissues

Researchers from The University of Texas at Dallas and the University of Tokyo have created electronic devices that become soft

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Scientists develop ultra-fast bionic arm.

  Scientists develop ultra-fast bionic arm.

With its palm open, the robot is completely motionless. A split second later, it suddenly unwinds and catches all sorts

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Frequent arguments linked to doubling of death risk in middle age

  Frequent arguments linked to doubling of death risk in middle age

Frequent arguments with partners, relatives, or neighbours may boost the risk of death from any cause in middle age, suggests

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Free radicals: What doesn’t kill you may make you live longer

  Free radicals: What doesn’t kill you may make you live longer

What is the secret to ageing more slowly and living longer? Not antioxidants, apparently. “people believe that free radicals, the

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Scientists create first living organism that transmits added letters in DNA ‘alphabet’

  Scientists create first living organism that transmits added letters in DNA ‘alphabet’

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have engineered a bacterium whose genetic material includes an added pair of DNA

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Research shows yawning may cool the brain.

  Research shows yawning may cool the brain.

Common belief is that yawning helps to increase the oxygen supply. However, previous research has failed to show an association

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Disappointing first quarter sales overshadow Pfizer’s pursuit of AstraZeneca

  Disappointing first quarter sales overshadow Pfizer’s pursuit of AstraZeneca

Pfizer has reported quarterly revenue well below Wall Street expectations on falling sales of key brands and generic drugs. The

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Pharmaceutical firm creating 50 jobs in Dublin

  Pharmaceutical firm creating 50 jobs in Dublin

BioMarin Manufacturing Ireland, a subsidiary of BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc., is to add the positions at its Dublin Global Commercial Operations

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Jobs boost for North West as Letterkenny IT announces 60 research posts

  Jobs boost for North West as Letterkenny IT announces 60 research posts

More than 60 high-end science and technology research jobs, as well as 55 construction jobs, will be created at the

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Pfizer opens $30m lab at Ringaskiddy

  Pfizer opens $30m lab at Ringaskiddy

  Pfizer has opened a new $30 million unit at its Ringaskiddy facility. The New Product Technology Laboratory will allow the Cork plant

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