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Conor Walsh: His goal is to create technology to augment and restore human performance.

Ironman provided the initial inspiration for a career in robotics that has taken Conor Walsh from Trinity College Dublin (TCD) to the Massachusetts In(...)

 The herbicide Roundup, which contains glyphosate. Roundup is manufactured by the Monsanto company, a unit of German pharmaceutical company Bayer, in St Louis in the US. Photograph: Steffen Schmidt/EPA

Bayer shares plunged as much as 14 per cent on Monday, losing about $14 billion in value, after newly acquired Monsanto was ordered to pay $289 millio(...)

What makes a beautiful woman? Art and science have debated this since art and science began. Is it symmetry? Scent? The distance between her eyes? Som(...)

BMW Group Ireland has announced that its full BMW and Mini range are now compliant with the new WLTP regulations for fuel economy and emissions

BMW Group Ireland has announced that its full BMW and Mini range are now compliant with the new WLTP regulations for fuel economy and emissions. The n(...)

The Game – The Story of Hurling tracks the history of hurling. Photograph: Donall Farmer

Lorry Ladies Monday, BBC One, 7.30pm Angela Rippon is a trailblazer. Back in the 1970s, she became the first woman to regularly present the news for(...)

Bosco: a ginger-haired, property-owning gaelgoir with an uafasach temper

The easiest way to get a television programme commissioned these days is to spend billions on physics research that will enable you to travel to the p(...)

Apostasy director Daniel Kokotajlo. “The film forced me to look at my own life.” Photograph: Curzon/Artificial Eye

You wait for ages for a movie about the Jehovah’s Witnesses and then two come along at once. The Children’s Act, based on the novel by Ian McEwan and (...)

An oversized puppet depicting the image of Donald Trump  among a crowd of hundreds of people participating in a national vigil outside the White House. Photograph: EPA

Donald Trump now says he holds the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, personally responsible for his country’s meddling in the 2016 presidential elect(...)

The Irish language  derives from a world in which the unseen is as real as the seen. Photograph: Istock

What if we’ve been looking at Irish through the wrong lens all these years? Rather than it being a subject that causes heartache in schools might it a(...)

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry leave St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle after their wedding. File photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Apparently Meghan Markle, now Mrs Harry Windsor, is the “most talked about woman of the summer”. Apparently there’s “something about her”. Apparently (...)

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