Dr Manus Biggs: “My lab in Galway will develop the biomaterials for the devices, and we will collect data about how they perform in a biological environment.”

You are starting a new project to make smart biological sensors to monitor ailing hearts and blood-vessels, what does that involve? We are developing(...)

 ‘Storing and processing music online uses a tremendous amount of resources and energy’. File photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Listening to music has never been cheaper, however its environmental costs have never been higher, according to a new report. Research entitled The C(...)

The group claims it posted five devices to addresses in Britain, however only four have been discovered. Photograph. Robert Perry/EPA

A group calling itself the IRA has claimed responsibility for the incendiary devices sent to three London transport hubs and a Glasgow university last(...)

Set a challenge to change how you see yourself in 2019

1) Check negative self-talk How we value and perceive ourselves and our abilities is believed to be strongly tied to influences in childhood. A rece(...)

The group, part of the UL Bernal Project, hopes to create batteries that charge up more quickly and hold onto that charge for longer, allowing electric vehicle drivers of to break free from current worries over ‘range anxiety’

A team from the University of Limerick (UL) is taking on the challenge of making faster-charging, longer-lasting batteries for electric cars. The grou(...)

Former President Mary McAleese who is to work as a professor at the University of Glasgow. File Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Former Irish president Mary McAleese is to work as a professor at the University of Glasgow, the institution has announced. She has taken up a positi(...)

‘Making sure you get out in the morning in the fresh air is just as important in getting a good night’s sleep as not being on your mobile phone’. Photograph: iStock

Disruption to the body clock increases the risk of mood disorders and depression, a large study has confirmed. Scientists at the University of Glasgo(...)

Prof Lee Cronin: “One day people might do this in their houses but not now.”

Picture this: you need a medicine but your illness is so rare that the required drug is extremely expensive and not widely available. Or maybe you are(...)

Jeff Astle: was famed for his prowess at heading the ball and died of a degenerative brain disease traditionally associated with boxers. Photograph: A Jones/Express/Getty Images

A Glasgow-based research team will investigate whether former footballers are more likely to suffer from dementia later in life than the general publi(...)

File image of a cancer cell. Scientists have discovered a process to trigger the death of cancer cells that they believe could be more effective than current methods.

Scientists have discovered a process to trigger the death of cancer cells that they believe could be more effective than current methods. The new met(...)

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