In a word

Celsius. Or, should that be celsius? Centigrade, even? Or centigrade? It seems proper we should consider such words at this time of year when our Cels(...)

Man’s best friend has made a contribution to science that could help lick obsessive compulsive disorder in humans. An analysis of dogs with the disorder has identified four genes that are strongly linked to the condition, and similar genes may be involved in the human version of OCD.

Man’s best friend has made a contribution to science that could help lick obsessive compulsive disorder in humans. An analysis of dogs with the(...)

Bo Gunnar Almqvist, professor emeritus of Irish Folklore at University College Dublin, was born in Alster, a rural area in Varmland, western Sweden. H(...)

Michael Levitt, Martin Karplus and Arieh Warshel, the three laureates of the 2013 Nobel Prize for Chemistry.

Three chemists who revolutionised the use of computers to model chemical reactions have won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2013. They developed meth(...)

Three US scientists won the Nobel chemistry prize today for pioneering work on computer programs that simulate complex chemical processes and have rev(...)

This week the Government and an organisation run by former president Mary Robinson hosted a conference in Dublin on some of the problems and ch(...)