Prof John Boland working on nanowires, that mimic nerve cells in the brain at the AMBER research facility in TCD. Photograph:  SHARPPIX

A new generation of “neuromorphic” computers will be able to carry out ultra-fast sensory processing, image recognition, and motor control, prompting (...)

The image shows a sheet of molybdenum disulfide just one molecule thick.   This material has been suggested for a range of applications such as transistors, memory devices, solar cells and lithium ion batteries.

Ireland now has one of the world’s top 10 most powerful microscopes that can see objects a million times smaller than the diameter of a human hair. It(...)

Prof Valeria Nicolosi: uses a form of 3D printing to make electronic components and advanced batteries.

Two Dublin-based scientists have received grants of €150,000 each from the European Research Council to help them bring their discoveries to market.Th(...)