Phion Therapeutics founder Helen McCarthy is flanked by Seedcorn project manager Connor Sweeney and Qubis spin-out manager Darach Neeson. Photograph: Conor McCabe

Cancer treatment start-up Phion Therapeutics has been crowned winner of this year’s Seedcorn investor readiness award from InterTradeIreland, scooping(...)

Scientists at Queen’s University Belfast have made a breakthrough in the fight against a hospital superbug which killed four babies. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have synthesised a new hydrogel capable of destroying some of the most potent hospital superbugs. “Superbugs(...)