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Maryam Mirzakhani was awarded a Fields Medal for her mathematical research. She died from breast cancer at the age of 40 in 2017.

The influential collection of biographical essays by Eric Temple Bell, Men of Mathematics, was published in 1937. It covered the lives of about 40 mat(...)

Among children who get all doses of DTaP vaccine on schedule, effectiveness is very high within the year following the final dose – at least nine out of 10 children are fully protected

Despite having effective vaccines, infectious diseases such as mumps, measles and whooping cough are on the rise globally. And while false news about (...)

Greenfield Global is one of the largest solvent companies in North America. Photograph: iStock

A Canadian alcohol and fuel ethanol producer is investing in the region of €30 million to establish its new European manufacturing headquarters in Por(...)

American actors Alan Alda (left) as Capt Benjamin Hawkeye Pierce and Wayne Rogers as Capt Trapper John McIntyre in the television series MASH. File photograph:  CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images

Emmy Award-winning actor Alan Alda is best known for his 11 seasons on MASH as Dr Hawkeye Pierce. No matter how awful the trauma he faced as a US army(...)

Airbnb: ‘Our standards and expectations require that all members of the Airbnb community respect each other’s privacy’.

While news that a family from New Zealand found a hidden camera which was apparently live streaming footage from their accommodation in Cork is distur(...)

The pace of growth slowed to 1.9 per cent year on year in Dublin in January. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Dublin has experienced one of the highest rates of property price inflation of any city in the world over the past five years, according to the Intern(...)

Icelandic low-cost airline Wow Air announced on Thursday that it will cease operations and cancel all flights. Photograph: Joel Saget/AFP/Getty Images

On Thursday morning, the travel plans of thousands of Irish people were thrown into complete disarray after Iceland’s Wow Air announced that it was im(...)

Sidewalk Labs proposed Area1 and Area2 of Portland development. Photograph: Andrew Francis Wallace/Toronto Star via Getty

The former fish processing plant is so unremarkable that, at first, my taxi driver speeds right past it. He shrugs as we come to a stop in an empty pa(...)

Layering on extra electronic driver aids doesn’t necessarily improve safety. Photograph:  Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

The EU’s proposal for the introduction of mandatory speed limiters in all cars seems on the face of it a sensible one. Many cars on sale already have,(...)

Donegal Airport’s runway, voted most scenic in the world. Photograph: Owen Clarke

Donegal Airport has been named the most scenic in the world for the second year in a row. The airstrip at Carrickfinn finished ahead of Barra Airport(...)

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