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Syrian Ahmad Ourfali, pictured before he was injured, wants to take up a place on a masters programme in Trinity College Dublin has been unable to secure a visa. Photograph: Ahmad Ourfali.

A Syrian refugee badly injured in the recent port explosion in Beirut is fighting to take up a place at Trinity College Dublin later this month having(...)

Locals in West Bromwich on Thursday. New modelling by University College London’s Karl Friston suggests that Britain has only two or three weeks to improve contact tracing before the virus spreads out of control. Photograph: Darren Staples/Bloomberg

Boris Johnson has warned that a second wave of coronavirus infections in the UK is inevitable, amid reports that his government is considering a two-w(...)

The changes that ripple through our network of immune cells as the decades pass are complex, resulting in an overreaction here, a delayed response there and, overall, a strangely altered landscape of immunity. Photograph: iStock

Coronavirus patients who are 80 or older are hundreds of times more likely to die than those under 40. That’s partly because they are more likely to h(...)

The authors call for nine ambitious actions to be undertaken by policymakers and individuals. Photograph:iStock

Modifying 12 risk factors over the course of one’s life could delay or prevent 40 per cent of dementia cases, according to the latest verdict of The L(...)

“I think one of the things that the Irish State gave support to later in life such as free travel, TV licences, telephone, those sort of things, could extend to digital communication.” File photograph: Getty

Experts in geriatric health have called for a State subsidy and provisions to close the “digital divide” among older people after a UK study found fre(...)

A boy selling produce in a market in Ibafo, Nigeria. The population of sub-Saharan Africa is forecast in a new study  to triple to 3.07 billion by 2100. Photograph: Olukayode Jaiyeola/NurPhoto via Getty Images

The world’s population is likely to peak in 2064 at about 9.7 billion, and then decline to about 8.8 billion by 2100 – two billion lower than some pre(...)

Mariana Mazzucato: The pandemic is a wake-up call

This weekend The Irish Times presents a series of articles on remaking Ireland after the pandemic. As part of this, Prof Mariana Mazzucato of the Univ(...)

Chancellor Rishi Sunak making a statement in the Commons. He said that from August onwards  furloughed workers would be allowed to work part-time. Photograph: PA Wire

A panel of scientific experts has warned that allowing visitors from Ireland to enter Britain without undergoing quarantine could put British efforts (...)

The plans, say sources, involve using a combination of students’ in-school assessments, Junior Cert exams and rank ordering in class. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Tens of thousands of students and their parents have been clamouring in recent days for the Leaving Cert exams to be cancelled and replaced with predi(...)

Prof Anthony Costello: he said Britain’s death toll could reach 40,000. Photograph: PA Wire

Britain’s National Health Service (NHS)) has told doctors and nurses they can treat coronavirus patients without wearing full-length surgical gowns, s(...)

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