Discover Research Dublin, a Europe wide event for members of the public to meet researchers in university faculties takes place on Friday night in Tri(...)

The old anatomy building inTrinity College will be open for events during the festival. More than 800 Trinity medical graduates fought in the first World War.

The name Almroth Wright will mean little to military historians but this graduate of Trinity College Dublin was responsible for saving more lives than(...)

Cliona O’Farrelly, professor of comparative immunology, and Luke O’Neill, professor of biochemistry, curators of the Fat: It’s Delicious exhibition in the Science Gallery, Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Blubber. Lard. Triglycerides. Call it what you like, but fat pushes our buttons. The term itself conjures up images of obesity, ill health, breakfasts(...)

Fat chance: Cliona O’Farrelly, professor of comparative immunology at Trinity College, with Luke O’Neill, professor of biochemistry at Trinity College,  at the Science Gallery. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Fat: it keeps us warm, it gives us energy, it makes food tasty and it carries out important functions in our cells. But too much fat, particularly if(...)