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22 May 2018

The most powerful space telescopes on Earth have discovered traces of a common gas incredibly far into deep space, and that changes what we know about the Big Bang.
 

Shocking detection in deep space is the ‘holy grail’ for cosmologists

The most powerful space telescopes on Earth have discovered traces of a common gas incredibly far into deep space, and that changes what we know about the Big Bang.
 

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22 May 2018

A team of neuroscientists has managed to find a way to transfer memories from one individual to another via injection, but only in snails so far.
 

Amazing breakthrough shows transfer of memories is possible

A team of neuroscientists has managed to find a way to transfer memories from one individual to another via injection, but only in snails so far.
 

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22 May 2018

Attempting to secure an organ or limb donation can be a challenging ordeal for a patient, but a major breakthrough could help get them an artificial one much quicker.

We just took a massive step towards growing human limbs in the lab

Attempting to secure an organ or limb donation can be a challenging ordeal for a patient, but a major breakthrough could help get them an artificial one much quicker.

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22 May 2018

The Irish Centre for High-End Computing has confirmed it is to put its multimillion-euro supercomputer at TSSG in Waterford to be managed and operated by the Irish Centre for High-End Computing (ICHEC) and will be available to all Irish-based researchers.
 

Location of Ireland’s latest €5.4m supercomputer confirmed by ICHEC

The Irish Centre for High-End Computing has confirmed it is to put its multimillion-euro supercomputer at TSSG in Waterford to be managed and operated by the Irish Centre for High-End Computing (ICHEC) and will be available to all Irish-based researchers.
 

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22 May 2018

The genetic study of inflammatory bowel disease is going nationwide as Genomics Medicine Ireland adds six new research sites.
 

Major genomics study into IBD in Ireland goes nationwide

The genetic study of inflammatory bowel disease is going nationwide as Genomics Medicine Ireland adds six new research sites.
 

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22 May 2018

Ciara Duignan is using a data-driven approach to understand GAA player health and performance over the course of long seasons. She spoke to Dr Claire O’Connell.
 

How can we use data to improve health of GAA players?

Ciara Duignan is using a data-driven approach to understand GAA player health and performance over the course of long seasons. She spoke to Dr Claire O’Connell.
 

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22 May 2018

The programme for Inspirefest 2018 has been launched, and key themes range from environmental and marine science, to space exploration and tackling biases in AI.
 

The Inspirefest 2018 official schedule has been revealed

The programme for Inspirefest 2018 has been launched, and key themes range from environmental and marine science, to space exploration and tackling biases in AI.
 

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22 May 2018

Ireland has moved up three places to sixth from ninth in the EU Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI). The country has made continuous improvements in these rankings since 2014, when it was in 10th place.

Digital economy: Ireland moves up in European digitisation ranks

Ireland has moved up three places to sixth from ninth in the EU Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI). The country has made continuous improvements in these rankings since 2014, when it was in 10th place.

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26 April 2018

Smart Dublin has revealed that €900,000 in funding, spanning five critical projects, is available for entrepreneurs and organisations, including tech firms and universities.
 

Dublin’s smart city is alive-alive-o with €900,000 of funding

Smart Dublin has revealed that €900,000 in funding, spanning five critical projects, is available for entrepreneurs and organisations, including tech firms and universities.
 

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26 April 2018

DCU has announced the winners of its President’s Awards for Innovation, including an app that lets people donate to homelessness charities by making everyday purchases.

App tackling homelessness crisis among winners of innovation awards

DCU has announced the winners of its President’s Awards for Innovation, including an app that lets people donate to homelessness charities by making everyday purchases.

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26 April 2018

In the face of tough competition from her peers, Dublin-based Sharon Omiwole has been named as the national winner of FameLab Ireland ahead of the international finals.
 

Fresh from FameLab success, meet the new face of science in Ireland

In the face of tough competition from her peers, Dublin-based Sharon Omiwole has been named as the national winner of FameLab Ireland ahead of the international finals.
 

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26 April 2018

Off the west coast of Ireland, a fleet of state-of-the-art tsunami detectors are to be installed, led by the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies.
 

State-of-the-art tsunami detectors to be installed off Irish coast

Off the west coast of Ireland, a fleet of state-of-the-art tsunami detectors are to be installed, led by the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies.
 

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26 April 2018

Irish software research group Lero has achieved international success having been named an award winner by the IEEE Computer Society.
 

Software research group Lero named winner of major global award

Irish software research group Lero has achieved international success having been named an award winner by the IEEE Computer Society.
 

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26 April 2018

In our efforts to better understand how HIV escapes the effects of the immune system, scientists have discovered a new mechanism that could hold the answer.

Breakthrough discovery reveals how HIV evades the immune system

In our efforts to better understand how HIV escapes the effects of the immune system, scientists have discovered a new mechanism that could hold the answer.

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26 April 2018

Enterprise Ireland has revealed that the €1m Competitive Start Fund (CSF) for Female Entrepreneurs is open for applications. Last year, around 46pc of all companies that received CSF investment were women-led.
 

€1m Competitive Start Fund for Female Entrepreneurs open for applications

Enterprise Ireland has revealed that the €1m Competitive Start Fund (CSF) for Female Entrepreneurs is open for applications. Last year, around 46pc of all companies that received CSF investment were women-led.
 

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26 April 2018

Lottie Dolls CEO and 11-year-old European Digital Girl of the Year are both among the latest speakers announced for Inspirefest this year.

Six more speakers set to take the Inspirefest 2018 stage

Lottie Dolls CEO and 11-year-old European Digital Girl of the Year are both among the latest speakers announced for Inspirefest this year.

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03 April 2018

Intel’s acquisition of Irish tech firm Movidius is enabling Intel and Microsoft to bring more AI capabilities to Windows 10.

Tech made in Ireland to play a key role in bringing AI into Windows 10

Intel’s acquisition of Irish tech firm Movidius is enabling Intel and Microsoft to bring more AI capabilities to Windows 10.

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03 April 2018

One of the world’s most debilitating diseases could be identified from a simple blood test, new research from RCSI has found.
 

RCSI develops blood test that identifies early-stage Alzheimer’s

One of the world’s most debilitating diseases could be identified from a simple blood test, new research from RCSI has found.
 

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03 April 2018

This year’s recipients of SFI’s St Patrick’s Day Medal include renowned physics professor Margaret Murnane and Granahan McCourt Capital CEO David McCourt.

Margaret Murnane and David McCourt win St Patrick’s Day Science Medal

This year’s recipients of SFI’s St Patrick’s Day Medal include renowned physics professor Margaret Murnane and Granahan McCourt Capital CEO David McCourt.

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03 April 2018

With the aim of developing a treatment for a rare and debilitating skin disorder, an Irish biopharma company and UCD have signed a gene therapy licensing deal.

Irish biopharma company and UCD to use gene therapy for rare skin disorder

With the aim of developing a treatment for a rare and debilitating skin disorder, an Irish biopharma company and UCD have signed a gene therapy licensing deal.

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