‘Blood Vessels’ by Charlie Murphy

Some people ‘will love’ an upcoming exhibition about blood and ‘some will find it pretty tough’

A new website and app called Hello Brain, developed by researchers at Trinity College Dublin, offers suggestions for daily conditioning tips or “brain buffs”

Keeping your brain fit and active now could have a protective effect later on, and a new initiative called Hello Brain tells you(...)

A study is hooking up native Irish speakers with a portable ultrasound device that can capture how their tongue movements correspond with saying consonants in their broad and slender forms

The consonant sounds of the Irish language may be under threat, and are being documented for posterity

William Rowan Hamilton

The annual Hamilton Walk celebrates a famous Irish ‘Eureka’ moment

Tissue bank: researchers can apply to use the banked tissue and data to help develop more effective ways to diagnose and treat the relevant condition

Biobanking makes donated human tissue accessible for research, so why isn’t more of it being done?

Dr Pete Klimley in action

Pete Klimley believes that white sharks – the type portrayed in the film Jaws – do not like to eat humans because we don’t have en(...)

A ruby-throated hummingbird

All birds lack sweet taste perception. So why do hummingbirds gravitate towards nectar?

ESA’s team of astronaut trainers in the caves of Sardinia preparing for Caves 2014, a two-week course for astronauts to get to grips with living in extreme conditions

It turns out that caves are good for space training. But how?

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