Trinity College Dublin has climbed several places in the Times Higher Education world university rankings for 2018. Photograph: iStock

Trinity College Dublin has climbed several places in the Times Higher Education world university rankings for 2018. Brexit means “great opportunities(...)

Mike Conneally: December 4th, 1931- February 17th, 2017. Above, with  his wife, Mary
Obituary: Mike Conneally
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Patrick Michael (Mike) Conneally, distinguished professor emeritus of medical and molecular genetics at the medical school of Indiana University, has (...)

The secret to female orgasm? Try the ‘golden trio’ of moves. Meg Ryan in the famous orgasm scene from When Harry Met Sally

The female orgasm has often been described as elusive, but researchers say they might have discovered how to boost the chances of eliciting the yes, y(...)

Rocks used as throwing weapons must be heavy enough to do damage but light enough for a high speed throw. Photograph: Andrew Wilson et al

It is dinnertime, you feel hungry but there is nothing to eat. What do you do? If you are a prehistoric hunter, you start throwing stones. Most arch(...)

The female orgasm “seems to be rather purposeless – except for the enjoyment, obviously”, says one scientist.  Illustration: iStock

Female orgasm has perplexed scientists, fuelled an equality movement and propelled Meg Ryan to fame. Now researchers say they might have found its evo(...)

Open about sexuality: DIT students held Stand Up 4 Love, a comedy and music night at Vicar Street, in support of a Yes vote in the marriage-equality referendum

Ireland has witnessed significant social change and sometimes dizzying levels of diversity in recent decades. Does that extend to a new willingness to(...)

UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage adjusts his headphones during a meeting of leaders of European Parliament political groups in Brussels. Prof John McCormick, of Indiana University in the US, has today said that just barely 12 per cent of eligible voters backed anti-establishment parties in May’s European elections. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters.

The European Union’s greatest challenges lie in structural problems which are likely to have a far greater impact on the process of integration than t(...)

So-called Twitter “bots” – automated accounts which either entertain, annoy or deliver malware to users of the social network –  can now be unmasked through BotOrNot, a tool created by researchers at Indiana University. Photograph: Chris Ison/PA Wire

On more than 430,000 occasions when Twitter users have spelled the phrase “sneak peek” incorrectly, an account by the name of Stealth Mountain has poi(...)

President Michael D Higgins, delivers the commencement speech at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, US, yesterday. Photograph: Steve C Mitchell/EPA

Many new emigrants to the United States, while feeling a sense of loss at leaving Ireland, are highly skilled and have opportunities to use those skil(...)

President Michael D. Higgins pictured with his wife Sabina and president McRobbie of Indiana University at the university yesterday.  Photograph: Shane O’Neill/Fennell Photography

President Michael D Higgins urged new graduates at Indiana University, where he studied in the 1960s, to “challenge assumptions” and “guard against th(...)

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