Former EY Entrepreneur of the Year Edmond Harty (second form left) at the Global Forum for Innovation in Agriculture in Abu Dhabi.

While his colleagues in Causeway were weathering the Kerry storms last week, Dairymaster chief executive and former EY Entrepreneur of the Year Edmond(...)

Irish mathematician William Rowan Hamilton

Sometimes inspiration can strike suddenly. On October 16th, 1843, while walking along the Royal Canal from Dunsink Observatory to the Royal Irish Acad(...)

Mark Post, a Dutch scientist, with the world’s first beef burger created from stem cells harvested from a living cow

Earlier this week a lab-grown “cultured” beef burger was cooked and eaten at a press conference in London. The proof-of-concept patty, which reportedl(...)

The meat in the lab-grown burger has been made by knitting together around 20,000 strands of protein that has been cultured from cattle stem cells. Photograph: Thinkstock

A corner of west London will see culinary and scientific history made on Monday when scientists cook and serve up the world’s first lab-grown beef bur(...)