It’s a spider: virtual reality tackles a fear of spiders.

Imagine learning to overcome your greatest fears and anxieties in a virtual world before facing them in real life. Virtual reality (VR) can help diagn(...)

Almost 25% of children in first class have interacted with a stranger online

Almost one in five children in first class at primary school has spoken to or interacted with a stranger online. By the time they are in sixth class,(...)

Aisling Flanagan with her son, Tom. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Just over a year ago they were a bunch of strangers, scattered around Ireland and abroad, with one thing in common: they were all women expecti(...)