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Trinity College Dublin is one a number of universities that said it was seeking to accommodate students who might face difficulties with exams given the worsening Covid-19 situation. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Students are demanding more online exams amid concerns over the safety of reopening exam halls due to a surge in Covid-19 cases. Most universities ar(...)

A nurse takes a sample from a man’s throat to test for coronavirus. Photograph:   Peter Komka/Pool/AFP via Getty Images

There can be few people who like having a swab pushed up their nose to get a test for the Covid-19 virus, SARS-CoV-2. Wouldn’t it be easier if we coul(...)

Medical and scientific researchers are closely watching the new EU General Data Protection Regulation  and what it might mean for  their work after it takes effect next May

Almost four and a half years ago, then minister for health Dr James Reilly ordered the Health Service Executive not to destroy more than one million b(...)