# science - Tuesday 3 December, 2013
A report today pointed to improvement in these areas since 2009 but the Minister for Education said we are not in the top league yet and cannot be complacent.
Scientists in Australia managed to make male mice infertile.
# science - Wednesday 27 November, 2013
The 17 metre Diplodocus skeleton named ‘Misty’ is expected to sell at auction for €720,000.
# science - Tuesday 26 November, 2013
If you’re not going to drink it in a smoothie that is.
# science - Monday 25 November, 2013
Comet ISON is just days away from its close encounter with the sun, writes Conor Farrell, who tells us more about this ‘sungrazer’ comet.
# science - Saturday 23 November, 2013
Why? Because it can lead to the creation of a whole new generation of better-performing water-resistant materials, from clothes to airplanes.
# science - Tuesday 12 November, 2013
“Seed Dispersal and Germination”, “Germ Busters” and “Five Senses”, they know it all…and they can sing too.
# science - Sunday 10 November, 2013
The sheer force of Mother Nature, now in GIF form.
# science - Friday 8 November, 2013
The chances of a human being hit are about 65,000 times lower than getting struck by lightning, the European Space Agency.
# science - Tuesday 5 November, 2013
Celebrate good news, keep your standards high, and have more sex.
# science - Saturday 2 November, 2013
Barney Stinson’s ‘cheerleader effect’ is real, people.
# science - Monday 28 October, 2013
A broken heart isn’t just an abstract concept… and evolution wants it that way.
# science - Sunday 20 October, 2013
While it is the first time such a find has been made, it looks unlikely that we’ll be able to make a real life Jurassic Park. Here’s why.
# science - Saturday 19 October, 2013
Many high-profile women from the science, tech, engineering and maths fields have little or no profile on the contributor-generated online encyclopaedia.
# science - Friday 18 October, 2013
The hashtag for this dive is #majesticbarrierreef
Male infertility is responsible for about 50 per cent of infertility in Ireland.
# science - Wednesday 16 October, 2013
No surprises there!
# science - Tuesday 15 October, 2013
A new study has found this risk is present even at levels of pollution well below EU air-quality guidelines.
# science - Saturday 12 October, 2013
From a man on the moon to space wonderlust, black holes and incredible aliens.
It’s the topic preoccupying those who run sports like rugby and American football.
# science - Tuesday 8 October, 2013
GlaxoSmithKline will seek regulatory approval next year to market the vaccine against the disease which killed 660,000 in 2010.
# science - Saturday 28 September, 2013
Scientists estimate that 27 per cent of the known Universe is dark matter and 68 per cent is dark energy… but what are they? Eoin Ó Colgáin discusses upcoming opportunities to learn more about the fascinating work of CERN.
# science - Tuesday 24 September, 2013
Ciara Judge, Emer Hickey and Sophie Healy-Throw scooped first prize for their research into the effect of bacteria on plant germination.
# science - Monday 23 September, 2013
A report commissioned by the Government claims that the negative effects can be mitigated but green groups are concerned.
# science - Sunday 22 September, 2013
It’s a “critical scarcity” thing – and it affects your capacity to handle other problems.
# science - Saturday 21 September, 2013
Cheers to science. (But seriously, don’t do it anyway.)
# science - Wednesday 11 September, 2013
The vaccine appears to have completely cleared the virus from monkeys.
A new test will cut down on the labour and time it takes to test for certain strains of malaria.
# science - Sunday 8 September, 2013
Research at CLARITY project in UCD shows how smartphone can be used as a sensor to advise if you’re doing it right… or wrong.
# science - Saturday 7 September, 2013
Oh, and only when nobody gets hurt either.
# science - Thursday 5 September, 2013
Scientists in the US injected a compound into the mice which enabled part of their brains to grow to normal size.
# science - Wednesday 4 September, 2013
New research has shown that the average height of European men has increased dramatically in the past 100 years.
The king’s position in society and noble lifestyle did not protect him from the common condition, it seems.
# science - Friday 30 August, 2013
Friends don’t let friends be house hatchers.
# science - Thursday 29 August, 2013
Seasonal Affective Disorder exists – but not for the majority of the population.
# science - Wednesday 28 August, 2013
Clue: your mother told you to eat it so you can grow up big and tall.
# science - Sunday 25 August, 2013
Eventually, they hope to make it an app. That would be handy.
# science - Wednesday 21 August, 2013
No, not the US sitcom.