Irish scientist Cathal O’Connell says Melbourne has   great music venues, pubs, theatres and it’s great for families.

Scientist Cathal O’Connell had aspirations to follow in the footsteps of journeyman apprentices from ancient times who learned their craft travelling (...)

Sweat stains can be sneaky: When possible, wear a cotton undershirt that can absorb underarm sweat and stand up to more frequent laundering. Photograph: iStock

My brother and I have a joke thanks to a Russian yoga teacher who said at the beginning of class: “We sweat when we train, so we don’t bleed at war.” (...)

A file image of a 10-week-old baby girl being bottle fed. Photograph:   Getty Images

Bottle-fed babies swallow ‘millions of microplastic particles’ – should we be worried? The headlines are scary but the research by Irish scientists w(...)

 Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland ranked number one in health under new Times Higher Education social impact rankings. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Irish universities have performed strongly in a new global ranking which measures their social and economic impact. The Times Higher Education on Wed(...)

RMIT University computer scientists Dr Flora Salim, Nan Gao and Dr Wei Shao

Your phone’s accelerometer may reveal a lot about your personality: by recording movements it can predict traits like extroversion or conscientiousnes(...)