The derelict house and farmyard on the Clonee Road, Lucan where the body of Anastasia ‘Ana’ Kriegel was found. Photograph: Collins

A 13-year-old boy has appeared in court charged with the murder of Anastasia Kriegel, the 14-year-old girl who was found dead in Lucan last week. Th(...)

SR Stem May 2016. The Glory satellite mission is designed to make measurements of both the sun and the Earth. Credit: NASA

Who’d want a career in science or engineering? Quite a few, it would seem. A decade or so ago, the low CAO points for science courses suggested tha(...)

Illustration: Dearbhla Kelly

Can you increase your intelligence? It is one of the most rancorous debates in science, with disputes raging over the meaning of intelligence, the (...)