Prof Suresh C Pillai: “Our body is an effective power source: activities of daily living such as brisk walking or regular movement can produce electricity using nanotechnology methods”

Imagine you could use energy created by your jacket or trousers to power your mobile phone or Fitbit? A team of scientists from Ireland and Scotland w(...)

Tyndall National Institute  researcher Dr Agnieszka Gocalinska. Tyndall has been at the forefront of quantum technology research in Ireland for 10 years. Photograph: Clare Keogh

The State is to scale up its capacity to exploit the rapidly emerging field of quantum computing by setting up its first dedicated quantum computer en(...)

The biophotonics team at Tyndall which is based in UCC, is researching non-invasive techniques using light technology to detect cancer, especially colon cancer.

Scientists based in Cork have developed a more effective and less invasive way to diagnose and treat colorectal cancer, which is the third most common(...)

Non-healing chronic wounds affect more than 5 per cent of people globally

A new €1 million innovation partnership aimed at transforming compression wound care therapy has been announced. Researchers from the Tyndall Nation(...)

Quantum computers will, researchers in the field say, be able to solve problems that are currently unsolvable. Photograph: Getty Images

Information is power, but these days we have so much of it that our computers are struggling to put it all to good use. To achieve that, we need some(...)

From left to right: Dr Senad Bulja, Dr Holger Claussen and Dr Lester Ho who will head up Tyndall National Institute’s first research facility outside of Cork. Photograph: Maxwells

Tyndall National Institute (TNI) has opened its first research facility outside of Cork in Dublin. It will develop next generation information and com(...)

Tyndall CEO, Prof William Scanlon said: ‘2019 was another phenomenally successful year for the Institute’.

Minister for Further and Higher Education and Research Simon Harris has paid tribute to the Tyndall National Institute in Cork after it surpassed more(...)

Dr Graeme Maxwell, head of specialty products & services with Tyndall National Institute with Taoiseach Micheál Martin at the opening of the new Electron Beam Lithography Lab at the research facility in Cork. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

A new Electron Beam Lithography Lab, which is unique in Ireland, has been opened at the Tyndall National Institute, the research centre specialising i(...)

Like John Tyndall, who always underlined the need for science communication and engagement with the public, Tyndall National Institute in UCC has a major programme of science engagement in tandem with advanced research. Above  public engagement and outreach officers Dr Caitriona Tyndall and Alida Zauers with Albi Morrish in the Tyndall Atrium adjoining the cleanroom during Culture Night. Photograph: Clare Keogh.

Kevin O’Sullivan Environment & Science Editor The life of great Irish natural philosopher John Tyndall was summed up adeptly in 2018 when the pu(...)

Prof Stephen Cusack of Cork University Hospital ‘delighted to have helped pioneer an innovative 24-hour monitoring device like this’ – with potential to rollout to all healthcare workers operating on Covid-19 frontline.

An early warning system for detection of coronavirus symptoms among frontline medical staff at Cork University Hospital (CUH) has reportedly delivered(...)

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