Principal investigator at the Infant Centre, Prof Jonathan Hourihane, with a new oral immunotherapy which reduces sensitivity to peanuts. Photograph: Diane Cusack

The threat of children dying from violent reactions to peanuts can be removed using a “game-changer” treatment developed by scientists in Ireland and (...)

Kastus staff Dr James Kennedy, William Denning and  Dr Nigel Leyland with Science Foundation Ireland fellows Dr Ehsan Rezvani and Dr Aran Rafferty.

DIT spin-out Kastus won the 2017 Irish Times Innovation Award for its pioneering antimicrobial treatment that can be used to coat glass and ceramics o(...)

 Alison Duggan, student at St Colman’s Community College, Midleton, Co Cork speaking at the Evidence Matters event at the Houses of the Oireachtas. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

In what was an unusual form of speed dating between members of the public and politicians, 16 citizens arrived in Leinster House to lay out their case(...)

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(...)

Adam Kelly, a fifth year student from Skerries Community College, is the overall winner at SciFest 2018 Photograph: Keith Arkins

Large-scale quantum computers are set to be the next frontier in advanced computing but they are not yet widely available, which means there is a requ(...)

Dr Garret A Fitzgerald: “Now that the Dublin skyline is crowded with cranes again, I’d love to see an initiative to foster and support the hard sciences.”

Garret, you have won lots of awards for your work as a physician and scientist, and you will soon be inducted into the Italian and German academies of(...)

Can AI help us to achieve our dreams of a better work-life balance?

The impacts of rapid developments in technology and potential risks and benefits for society from artificial intelligence will be explored at a public(...)

Until now, scientists did not know which elements of the gene held the secrets to understanding the all-important racing distance preference. Photograph: Getty images

In what may be regarded as a new form of “insider knowledge”, Irish scientists have pinpointed the genetic basis that explains why some thoroughbred r(...)

Harvested common beans at Field Day in Bugesera District, Rwanda in June 2018. Photograph: T Muchaba, CGIAR Research Programme on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security.

By 2050 one of the world’s key staple crops – the common bean – will be under “severe climate stress” and will have less nutritional value where it’s (...)

I-Form is working with Irish company Croom Precision Medical to test a highly advanced new process-monitoring and control technology for production-scale 3D printing. Photograph: Wladimir Bulgar/Getty Images/Science Photo Library

Manufacturing processes are undergoing a transformation every bit as profound as the original industry revolution. Data science, artificial intelligen(...)

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