GreenLight is focused on bringing novel cannabinoid medicines to market for the treatment of conditions such as multiple sclerosis, glaucoma, arthritis, epilepsy and cancer

Canadian-listed investment group SOL Global is to acquire a 25 per cent stake in Irish medical cannabis company GreenLight Medicines in a €1.8 million(...)

Prof John Boland working on nanowires, that mimic nerve cells in the brain at the AMBER research facility in TCD. Photograph:  SHARPPIX

A new generation of “neuromorphic” computers will be able to carry out ultra-fast sensory processing, image recognition, and motor control, prompting (...)

Graphene, the world’s thinnest material, responds to electrical stimuli such as those from nerves, the spinal cord, heart, brain and muscles

Irish researchers have developed a new “biomaterial” capable of regenerating tissue and eliminating infections, especially those arising in hospital s(...)

Selio co-founders Colm McGarvey and Dr Garrett Ryan: based in Trinity College Dublin, their  novel medical device will transform lung biopsy procedures by eliminating collapsed lungs.

The Irish medtech sector consistently punches above its weight. It helps that 19 of the top 25 global companies covering the field of medical devices,(...)

Prof John Cryan (left), head of neuroscience at University College Cork, and Prof Ted Dinan, head of psychiatry at UCC, at the Gut Instinct: Art Food and Feeling exhibition in the Glucksman Gallery, UCC

Visual art and science are interlinked at an exhibition entitled Gut Instinct: Art, Food and Feeling, currently showing at UCC’s Glucksman Gallery. Th(...)

‘One would have thought that NaCl would have been studied to death by now, but we discovered a new morphology for table salt’

Could table salt be used to make nano-wires? Scientists at Trinity College Dublin and the University of Cambridge have discovered that crystals of NaC(...)