A brain tissue sample from a patient with a rare form of early onset dementia known as leukoencephalopathy. Credit: Trinity College Dublin

Scientists at Trinity College Dublin (TCD) have discovered mutations associated with early onset dementia that may lead to better understanding of how(...)

A fluorescent microscope image of a healthy cell with its mitochondria highlighted in gold. It shows a highly elaborate and well-connected network of mitochondria. Image:  Prof Jane Farrar and Dr Daniel Maloney, Trinity College Dublin

A team of Irish scientists have developed a gene therapy that could potentially lead to a new treatment for an eye disease causing progressive loss of(...)

On the research image of the year shortlist: A 3D printed miniature model of Trinity College’s iconic Campanile shown in front of a housefly (Musca domestica). The model is only 2mm tall. It was fabricated using 3D two-photon lithography in AMBER’s new Additive Research Laboratory, where a unique suite of cutting edge Additive Manufacturing tools - 3D printers - are used in cross platform projects including energy storage systems, opto-electronics and medical devices. Photograph: Dr Matthias Kremer TCD

A scientist who is one the world’s leading researchers on nanoscale materials has received the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Researcher of the Year(...)