An international panel of experts in perinatal care had strongly endorsed continuing funding for Infant, which employs 100 people, but following a separate review process it was decided to end the funding. File photograph: Getty Images

A major research centre focused on women and children’s health could face an uncertain future following a decision to cut its funding, Dr Ruth Barring(...)

Stephen O’Donoghue, Derry Healy, Rosie Healy and Kevin O’Riordan getting into the swing of things for this year’s 35th Annual Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle on Saturday, July 7th. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

1) National Bike Week will be held from Saturday, June 9th to Sunday, June 17th. Highlights include family cycling festivals in Cabinteely Park on Sat(...)

Alison O’Shea, researcher at the SFI Research Centre for Fetal and Neonatal Translational Research (INFANT) works on seizure detection in the EEG signals of newborns. Photograph: Clare Keogh

Seizures in newborn babies are one of the most common indicators of a serious neurological condition, but are very difficult for medical teams to dete(...)

Watson has learned to read prose, such as clinical notes, and is versed in the nuances of seven languages, including inflection and intonation. Photograph: istockphoto  Watson has learned to read prose, such as clinical notes, and is versed in the nuances of seven languages, including inflection and intonation. Photograph: istockphoto

When someone complains about too much information, or TMI, it can sound like one of those first-world problems easily solved by switching off the smar(...)