Clockwise from front right: John Cradden – signing with Amanda Mohan and Elaine Grehan – and Brian Crean, at  Deaf Village Ireland. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The old saying that you learn something new every day continues to be very relevant, even in this digital age. You can learn something new every day (...)

Young Scientists: Mark Conlon and James Gallagher, fifth year students from Rathmore Grammar School, Co Antrim, said: “We wanted to develop a solution that would stop you from crying when cutting onions.” File photograph: Getty Images

Onions are delicious - but they’re the bane of cooks everywhere when the necessary chopping gets tears flowing. Mark Conlon and James Gallagher, fif(...)