Syrian men carry injured children amid the rubble of destroyed buildings in Aleppo last year. Photograph: Baraa al-Halabi/AFP/Getty Images

The conflict in Syria has left a nightmarish legacy. Maimed children, ruined cities and crammed refugee camps are glaring consequences, but war has an(...)

UCC professors John Cryan and Ted Dinan, leaders of the research on prebiotics and stress. Photograph: Catherine Buckley/APC Microbiome Institute

Scientists in Cork have come up with a way to counter stress just by eating the right foods. The stress-beating menu has shown it works well in mice a(...)