Adam Kelly, a fifth year student from Skerries Community College, is the overall winner at SciFest 2018 Photograph: Keith Arkins

Large-scale quantum computers are set to be the next frontier in advanced computing but they are not yet widely available, which means there is a requ(...)

Simon Harris said his department’s chief medical officer had requested that the HSE refrain from using the device. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The chief medical officer for the Department of Health has requested that all procedures involving transvaginal mesh devices be paused unless it is “c(...)

Graphene, the world’s thinnest material, responds to electrical stimuli such as those from nerves, the spinal cord, heart, brain and muscles

Irish researchers have developed a new “biomaterial” capable of regenerating tissue and eliminating infections, especially those arising in hospital s(...)

Almost 600 defibrillators across the State require urgent safety updates to ensure they work in emergency situations, the Health Products Regulatory Authority has warned. Photograph: iStock.

Almost 600 defibrillators across the State “require urgent safety updates” to ensure they work in emergency situations, the Health Products Regulatory(...)

No 3 Parkmore West Industrial Estate, Galway is close to Galway city and with direct access to the Dublin and Limerick roads.

Funds looking for a secure long-term property investment producing attractive returns can be expected to show interest in a modern commercial building(...)

Prof Abhay Pandit: “I want people in rural villages in Ireland to know what Cúram does.”

New treatments for Parkinson’s disease, back pain, diabetes-related wounds, and a range of neurodegenerative disorders, metabolic syndromes and inflam(...)

Working collaboratively: Several institutions, including Trinity, UCD and DCU offer interdisciplinary master’s degrees. Photograph: Getty

Young people throughout the European Union represent the largest cohort of jobseekers that cannot secure long-term employment. The rate of unemploy(...)

Mark Ferguson, director of of SFI Science Foundation Ireland, said that the new research centres “will make a significant contribution to Ireland’s economy, employment and reputation”. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / THE IRISH TIMES

Almost €250 million is to be invested in five new world-class Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) research centres, in a move aimed at enhancing research(...)