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From TheJournal.ie We tracked the progress of these Young Scientist projects - here's how they got on BTYSTE

We tracked the progress of these Young Scientist projects - here's how they got on

More than 4,200 students entered the competition this year.

From TheJournal.ie Which kitchen surface stays clean the longest? A Young Scientist is trying to find out Bacteria

Which kitchen surface stays clean the longest? A Young Scientist is trying to find out

Ellie Cunnenn (14) from Coláiste Chiaráin has analysed different kitchen surfaces to figure out which stay cleaner for longer.

From TheJournal.ie How much bacteria lives on a pedestrian crossing button? Young Scientist

How much bacteria lives on a pedestrian crossing button?

Despite the stainless steel surface, they’re thriving.

From TheJournal.ie Tallaght Hospital restricts visitors over outbreak of antibiotic-resistant infection Dublin

Tallaght Hospital restricts visitors over outbreak of antibiotic-resistant infection

The hospital said today that children are not permitted to visit any circumstance.

From TheJournal.ie The Happy Pear withdraws batch of 'Hero Sprouts' over bacteria concern Food Safety

The Happy Pear withdraws batch of 'Hero Sprouts' over bacteria concern

The company is voluntarily withdrawing one batch of the product as a precaution.

From TheJournal.ie 'Urgent response' needed to tackle drug-resistant germs in Ireland's food chain Mutant Bacteria

'Urgent response' needed to tackle drug-resistant germs in Ireland's food chain

Drug resistant bacteria is recognised worldwide as one of the biggest potential threats to human health

From TheJournal.ie 'Invincible' bacteria will make common diseases untreatable Worrying

'Invincible' bacteria will make common diseases untreatable

Scientists say when the gene becomes global it will mean doctors will not be able to treat common diseases like pneumonia.

From TheJournal.ie This futuristic bathroom door handle has a trick up its sleeve Yuck

This futuristic bathroom door handle has a trick up its sleeve

It’s probably the most advanced bathroom door handle you’ll see today, or ever.

From TheJournal.ie Feel like chicken tonight? Don't ruin your weekend by cooking it the wrong way Raw Deal

Feel like chicken tonight? Don't ruin your weekend by cooking it the wrong way

Here are some helpful tips to avoid getting food poisoning.

From TheJournal.ie Turns out that hand dryers can spread bacteria Yuck

Turns out that hand dryers can spread bacteria

That’s according to a new study from the University of Leeds.

From TheJournal.ie Cork students' discovery for improving crop growth could help reduce food poverty Can't Mistake The Biology

Cork students' discovery for improving crop growth could help reduce food poverty

The three students from Kinsale Community College in Cork have reached the finals of the Google Science Fair with their research into using bacteria to help improve yields of food crops.

From TheJournal.ie Trinity scientists discover how to attack a bacteria that causes cystic fibrosis infections Slimy

Trinity scientists discover how to attack a bacteria that causes cystic fibrosis infections

The common bacteria produces a slimy bio-film that on the lungs that is almost impossible for patients to clear

From TheJournal.ie The world's citrus is being destroyed - here's what scientists are doing about it A Bitter Pill

The world's citrus is being destroyed - here's what scientists are doing about it

Citrus fruits in Florida are facing a bombardment from a pest called a “Asian citrus psyllid”.

From TheJournal.ie Don't go swimming at Bettystown Beach - the water's not fine Ecoli

Don't go swimming at Bettystown Beach - the water's not fine

A new water sample was taken yesterday and results are due tomorrow but until then, people are advised to stay out of the water.

From TheJournal.ie More than half of you wash raw chicken and that's really dangerous Back Away From The Sink

More than half of you wash raw chicken and that's really dangerous

Your mammy might always have given it a rinse but it’s safer for you and the rest of your family if you don’t.

From TheJournal.ie It turns out urine is not actually sterile Urine Trouble

It turns out urine is not actually sterile

If you’re a woman, that is.

From TheJournal.ie Scientists have proven a good sleep could actually cure your cold Snooze Therapy

Scientists have proven a good sleep could actually cure your cold

Experiments on fruitflies showed faster recovery and better survival rates for the ones that had more sleep.

From TheJournal.ie MRSA has been in Irish hospitals for 40 years, but it's getting more dangerous Infection

MRSA has been in Irish hospitals for 40 years, but it's getting more dangerous

New research at TCD is looking to find out which strains will become the most dominant.

From TheJournal.ie Two Cork beaches expected to reopen today Beaches

Two Cork beaches expected to reopen today

Tragumna and Kilcrohane beaches in Cork were closed to swimmers after the water tested positive for high levels of enteroccocus.

From TheJournal.ie Swim ban at Cork beach due to high levels of E. Coli No Bathing

Swim ban at Cork beach due to high levels of E. Coli

There’s a ‘no bathing’ order at Fountainstown, while precautionary warnings have been issued for three other beaches.

From TheJournal.ie Irish lab develops sensor to improve air and water quality testing Crann

Irish lab develops sensor to improve air and water quality testing

Trinity-based science laboratory CRANN has developed a new graphene sensor that can detect even the slightest change in signal.

From TheJournal.ie 9 tips for keeping your body infection-free Infection

9 tips for keeping your body infection-free

Bacteria on your desk at work, viruses passed on by your pets and food-borne illnesses lurking in your fridge – infection is everywhere.

From TheJournal.ie Ikea investigating faecal bacteria found in almond cake IKEA

Ikea investigating faecal bacteria found in almond cake

“These cakes never reached our stores,” a spokesperson for the Swedish furniture giant said, adding that the brand of cakes has not been withdrawn from stores.

From TheJournal.ie Infant antibiotic use may have implications for allergies, asthma and obesity - study Bacteria

Infant antibiotic use may have implications for allergies, asthma and obesity - study

A new Irish study has shown that antibiotic use can reduce the number of bacteria in the intestines of children.

From TheJournal.ie MRSA superbug found on 23 newborn babies in Mayo General Hospital MRSA

MRSA superbug found on 23 newborn babies in Mayo General Hospital

Around 23 newborn babies have been found with the MRSA superbug in Mayo in the past seven months.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin water disruption: Tests show 'improvement' in supply Water

Dublin water disruption: Tests show 'improvement' in supply

Authorities have released further information on the contamination of water in Clontarf.

From TheJournal.ie Clontarf water disruption: DCC says water can be boiled for use Water This post contains images

Clontarf water disruption: DCC says water can be boiled for use

In photos: Tankers supply water as testing continues in St Lawrence district metre area of north Dublin.

How clean is your handbag?

If you’re an average person… the answer is: not very.

From TheJournal.ie Pseudomonas discovered in fourth neo-natal ward Babies

Pseudomonas discovered in fourth neo-natal ward

The infection which killed three infants has been detected in water sources at another hospital in the North.

From TheJournal.ie Deadly bacteria found on hospital taps, seventh case confirmed Health

Deadly bacteria found on hospital taps, seventh case confirmed

The Royal Jubilee Maternity Hospital has confirmed that the bacteria that killed three babies has been traced back to several taps in the neonatal unit .

From TheJournal.ie Third baby dies at Belfast hospital after infection outbreak Belfast

Third baby dies at Belfast hospital after infection outbreak

An investigation has been launched after a third baby died of an infection at the Royal Maternity Hospital in Belfast.

From TheJournal.ie Scientists crack genetic code of Black Death plague Black Death

Scientists crack genetic code of Black Death plague

Samples obtained by drilling skeletons’ teeth show that the disease has changed little over 600 years.

Who's got the dirtiest desk?

Lawyers and accountants have the dirtiest desks, according to a new survey. How dirty is yours?

From TheJournal.ie Superdrug could cure all viral infections INFECTIONS

Superdrug could cure all viral infections

US researchers say they’ve developed a drug that could cure the common cold, ‘flu and other ailments not affected by antibiotics.

From TheJournal.ie Less dangerous E. coli strain found in Dutch beet sprouts

Less dangerous E. coli strain found in Dutch beet sprouts

Authorities in the Netherlands have recalled red beet sprouts as a precautionary measure after discovering a strain of E.coli present in the vegetables. The strain is apparently less dangerous than the one causing Europe’s deadly E. coli crisis.

From TheJournal.ie Eight things you need to know about the new, deadly E.coli outbreak E-coli

Eight things you need to know about the new, deadly E.coli outbreak

Why is this strain more deadly than any we’ve seen before? And what can you do to make sure you don’t get it?

From TheJournal.ie Spanish cucumbers not responsible for E.coli outbreak Ecoli

Spanish cucumbers not responsible for E.coli outbreak

Germany has conceded that Spanish produce is not responsible for a deadly E.coli outbreak that has claimed 16 lives in Europe – but the true source of the contamination remains unknown.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll from E.coli outbreak rises to 14 Ecoli

Death toll from E.coli outbreak rises to 14

European authorities have warned that the situation is likely to worsen, with 14 people dead in Germany and suspected cases of E.coli infection reported in Sweden, Switzerland, Denmark, the Netherlands and the UK.

From TheJournal.ie Rate of E.coli detection in Irish drinking water halved Water

Rate of E.coli detection in Irish drinking water halved

The figures are taken from 2008 and 2009 and have been published today in the National Drinking Water report.