Nanotechnology and Integrated Bioengineering Centre director Prof Jim McLaughlin and Prof Gordon Wallace from the University of Wollongong in Australia at the launch of Ulster University’s Health Technology Research Hub. Photograph: Paul Moane/Aurora

Devices to monitor people for the warning signs of heart failure while people are in their own homes, novel new vital-signs measurement devices, and t(...)

Aidan Price of Bohemians with David McMillan, then of St Patrick’s Athletic, after a clash of heads at Richmond Park, Dublin. Photograph: Inpho/Donall Farmer

What happens when two heads collide on a hurling, rugby, soccer or other sports pitch? The human skull is particularly resistant to shocks and hard(...)