The Nobel Prize winning economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman is to headline the 2019 Kilkenomics festival.  File photograph: Franck Robichon/Reuters.

The Nobel Prize winning economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman is to participate in the 2019 Kilkenomics festival. Krugman is the autho(...)

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella has defended the controversial contracts. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Last week a group of unhappy Microsoft employees sent an open letter to the company’s chief executive, Satya Nadella, and its president and chief lega(...)

Participants and guests at  the COP24 climate summit  in Katowice, Poland. Photograph: EPA/Andrzej Grygiel

People living in wealthy countries, including Ireland, will have to make big reductions in the amount of beef and lamb they consume if the world is to(...)

Those who insist on an immaculate home have often had a chaotic existence as a child, and the obsessive need for order is their way of trying to control their world

“If you can’t fill the fridge properly then I’ll have to do it,” said her mother hauling out all of the newly placed groceries and replacing them her (...)

Google says you can turn off location history at any time. Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters

Google keeps tracking your movements even after you have paused the “Location History” feature on your mobile device. According to an investigation ca(...)

Shipping containers awaiting transportation on a railway line   in Long Beach, California.  Photograph:  Frederic J Brown/AFP/Getty Images

The US-China trade war has begun, and it arrives with potentially far-reaching consequences for international relations and the global economy. But wh(...)

Ireland came  in 36th place globally in the rankings of broadband speeds out of 200 locations.

Ireland lags behind many of its European counterparts when it comes to broadband speeds, according to a new ranking which places the country in the b(...)

WB  Yeats: The Princeton letters date from 1903 to 1913. Photograph: George Grantham Bain Collection/Library of Congress.

A collection of unpublished letters written by WB Yeats that was stolen in the 1970s and returned “anonymously” has been identified at Princeton Unive(...)

Billions of cells known as neurons, connected through trillions of synapses, make up the human brain. Mapping neurons helps  find answers on how they connect and respond to a stimulus.

The brain is the all-powerful driver of the nervous system, made up of a vast number of specialised cells transmitting nerve impulses, known as neuron(...)

There’s always something distasteful about an advertising campaign capitalising on a grim reality, as Bank Of Ireland found out this week with an ad a(...)

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