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 Trinity College Dublin professors Jonathan Coleman and Valeria Nicolosi: combining different perspectives

Do you want your phone battery to last longer? Are you curious about electric cars but afraid they won’t take you far enough? Would you like to instal(...)

 Patricia Scanlon, founder of Soapbox Labs, in Dublin. Photograph: Arthur Carron

Being named by Forbes magazine as one of “the world’s top 50 women in tech” is recognition of just how far Irish start-up SoapBox Labs has come, its f(...)

Ibec will launch its “Better Lives, Better Business” campaign.  Focusing on four general areas – housing, planning, infrastructure and sustainability – the launch includes the publication of its Better Housing: Actions to Increase Affordable Supply report.  Photograph: Frank Miller

MONDAY Meetings: Datalex agm (EastPoint, Dublin); Art Business Summit (Adare Manor Hotel, Adare, Co Limerick); Ibec Better Lives, Better Business Ca(...)

Rhianna Pratchett: “When I was a kid I thought fighting robots from the future or killing aliens was just what women did.”

While most children might dream of becoming doctors, lawyers or even fighter pilots, Rhianna Pratchett’s ambitions were always somewhat grander in sca(...)

Students at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition at the RDS. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A number of special awards were announced at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition on Friday. Science for Development Award (Worldwise glo(...)

The incoming Trump administration will find it hard to tempt even large-scale skilled tech manufacturing back to the US. Photograph: Getty Images

To the concern of many here, one of the first policy announcements, vague though it was, that came from the US president-elect’s transition team last(...)

Patricia Scanlon, founder of SoapBox Labs: collected voice samples from 9,000 children to underpin her technology

Learning to read is a huge step in every child’s development and most children get there sooner or later. But Patricia Scanlon, founder of SoapBox Lab(...)

Bell Labs president Marcus Weldon: argues we are at the beginning of the ‘connected-augmented’ revolution.

“Maybe we’re on the verge of a technological revolution,” says Marcus Weldon, the 13th president of Bell Labs and corporate chief technology officer a(...)

Kieran Drain (right), chief executive of the Tyndall National Institute, with Damien English, Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation, at the launch of the Tyndall 2014 annual report. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

Organisations involved in commercialising R&D argue that strong national R&D programmes that bring together third-level researchers and ind(...)

Optical fibre: researchers at San Diego received data after it voyaged 12,000km through cables with standard amplifiers and no electronic regenerators.

Over two billion kilometres of optical fibres have been installed worldwide, a string of glass that could be wrapped around the globe 50,000 times. I(...)

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