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From TheJournal.ie Turkish national charged over deadly Bangkok bombing Breakthrough

Turkish national charged over deadly Bangkok bombing

It is the first arrest in connection with the 17 August bombing at the Erawan shrine

From TheJournal.ie The government will fund life-prolonging treatment for a terminal cancer patient Breakthrough

The government will fund life-prolonging treatment for a terminal cancer patient

The drug is believed to cost between €65,000 and €85,000 per patient.

From TheJournal.ie Are you a coeliac? This new pill could make eating gluten a piece of cake Breakthrough

Are you a coeliac? This new pill could make eating gluten a piece of cake

A natural supplement made from egg yolk has been developed.

From TheJournal.ie French teenager in remission from HIV 12 years after stopping treatment Breakthrough

French teenager in remission from HIV 12 years after stopping treatment

Researchers said there is renewed hope for patients who start treatment early after infection.

From TheJournal.ie Woman gives birth to baby using ovarian tissue frozen when she was a child Breakthrough

Woman gives birth to baby using ovarian tissue frozen when she was a child

The woman had fragments of her ovary frozen before undergoing chemotherapy at the age of 14.

From TheJournal.ie A herpes virus is being harnessed to battle skin cancer... Cold Sores

A herpes virus is being harnessed to battle skin cancer...

The results of the trial showed the treatment could lengthen survival by years in some patients.

From TheJournal.ie How Jean-Claude Trichet WILL speak to the banking inquiry (sort of) Let's Talk This post contains videos

How Jean-Claude Trichet WILL speak to the banking inquiry (sort of)

The former ECB president may take questions when he visits Dublin next month – but not in Leinster House.

From TheJournal.ie Mother of Cork toddler thanks hospital for saving her daughter with rare diabetes Never Seen Before

Mother of Cork toddler thanks hospital for saving her daughter with rare diabetes

Medication designed for Ava has meant that she no longer needs an insulin pump and can now live at home.

From TheJournal.ie Irish 'marvel molecule' treatment will help people with Alzheimer's, arthritis and MS Breakthrough

Irish 'marvel molecule' treatment will help people with Alzheimer's, arthritis and MS

Scientists have discovered a common process across inflammatory conditions.

From The42 Galway teenager Ryan Manning has been cleared to play in Premier League - QPR Breakthrough

Galway teenager Ryan Manning has been cleared to play in Premier League - QPR

The youngster had been left in limbo owing to a dispute over compensation.

From TheJournal.ie HIV may be evolving to become less deadly Progress

HIV may be evolving to become less deadly

As the virus adapts to the human immune system in order to survive longer, it weakens its own ability to cause disease, according to new research.

From TheJournal.ie Breakthrough by Irish scientists could lead to cure for Parkinson's Disease Trinity College

Breakthrough by Irish scientists could lead to cure for Parkinson's Disease

“It’s a step towards knowing what we can do to potentially develop cures.”

From TheJournal.ie Transplants using 'dead hearts' have been performed in Australia World First

Transplants using 'dead hearts' have been performed in Australia

So far three people have received hearts in this way.

From TheJournal.ie Paralysed man walks again following groundbreaking surgery Breakthrough

Paralysed man walks again following groundbreaking surgery

The surgery is being hailed as an “historic change” for those with spinal injuries.

From TheJournal.ie A new drug could help families fight bad cholesterol Breakthrough

A new drug could help families fight bad cholesterol

Bad, bad, bad, cholesterol.

From TheJournal.ie Could depression soon be diagnosed through a blood test? Breakthrough

Could depression soon be diagnosed through a blood test?

A breakthrough in research in the US suggests that depression could soon by diagnosed via a blood test.

From TheJournal.ie To infinity and Limerick: LIT experiment lands on International Space Station Intergalactic

To infinity and Limerick: LIT experiment lands on International Space Station

The experiment could deliver a breakthrough in successfully growing crops in harsh conditions on earth.

From TheJournal.ie New treatment could drop recurrence by half for some lung cancer sufferers Breakthrough

New treatment could drop recurrence by half for some lung cancer sufferers

A new radiation treatment could lengthen the lives of those suffering from small-cell lung cancer.

From TheJournal.ie A rubber band can be used to monitor health issues Discovery

A rubber band can be used to monitor health issues

Researchers at AMBER and the School of Physics, TCD, discovered a method of creating wearable sensors by adding graphene to rubber bands.

From TheJournal.ie Queen's University team develops breakthrough anti-superbug gel Breakthrough

Queen's University team develops breakthrough anti-superbug gel

The gel can break down the protective biofilm surrounding resistant superbugs without damaging healthy cells.

From TheJournal.ie Irish startup to develop breakthrough biotechnology test for major US clinic Early Detection

Irish startup to develop breakthrough biotechnology test for major US clinic

Inform Bioscience will sign the agreement with Mayo Clinic next week to develop a test to detect preeclampsia in pregnancy.

From TheJournal.ie Irish scientists in Trinity have made another 'world-first' breakthrough Poisson's Ratio

Irish scientists in Trinity have made another 'world-first' breakthrough

This time it relates to measuring nanoscopic changes in an object’s elasticity.

From TheJournal.ie Irish scientists have made a breakthrough in superfast computers Breakthrough

Irish scientists have made a breakthrough in superfast computers

Scientists from AMBER in Trinity College Dublin have discovered a new magnetic material called MRG, which could allow for the development of superfast technology and energy efficient data storage.

From TheJournal.ie Middle East peace deadline arrives - but no breakthrough Allegations

Middle East peace deadline arrives - but no breakthrough

US Secretary of State John Kerry denied allegations that he said Israel risks becoming an “apartheid state”.

From TheJournal.ie Agreed ... Ukraine, Russia, the US and EU have reached a surprise deal in Geneva Breakthrough

Agreed ... Ukraine, Russia, the US and EU have reached a surprise deal in Geneva

The four parties have agreed on a way forward following half a day of talks, including a call to disband armed groups that have taken over buildings.

From TheJournal.ie Autism begins during pregnancy, says new US study Breakthrough

Autism begins during pregnancy, says new US study

Researchers in California say they have “clear and direct evidence” that autism begins during early brain development.

From TheJournal.ie New treatment for most common type of arthritis could be here in 5 years Breakthrough

New treatment for most common type of arthritis could be here in 5 years

Around 400,000 people in Ireland suffer from osteoarthritis.

From TheJournal.ie The moment a scientist is told he made a major physics breakthrough Cosmic Inflation
From The42 VIDEO: Andrew Trimble ends 40 minutes of fierce Scottish resistance Breakthrough

VIDEO: Andrew Trimble ends 40 minutes of fierce Scottish resistance

The Ulster winger finished off a fine, sweeping move in first half injury time.

From TheJournal.ie Eamon Collins was killed in 1999 - now there's a DNA breakthrough Investigation This post contains images

Eamon Collins was killed in 1999 - now there's a DNA breakthrough

Eamon Collins was beaten and stabbed in 1999 while out walking his dogs.

From TheJournal.ie New drug could fight psychotic symptoms of Parkinson's Breakthrough

New drug could fight psychotic symptoms of Parkinson's

The new drug can stop people from having to be admitted to nursing homes, those in charge of the drug trial claim.

From The42 History made as NFL settles concussion lawsuit for $765m Breakthrough

History made as NFL settles concussion lawsuit for $765m

The settlement will be paid out through medical benefits and injury compensation to more than 4,500 players.

From The42 Heaslip protégé Murphy eager to stake a claim for big games Breakthrough

Heaslip protégé Murphy eager to stake a claim for big games

The young Leinster back row is eyeing up a starting XV berth when the season begins on September 6.

From TheJournal.ie Scientists create human stem cells by cloning for first time Breakthrough

Scientists create human stem cells by cloning for first time

The breakthrough is one of the most significant developments since Dolly the sheep – and could potentially be used to help diseases like Parkinson’s and MS.

From TheJournal.ie Breakthrough in understanding how cancer cells 'hijack' and spread Cancer

Breakthrough in understanding how cancer cells 'hijack' and spread

A new research study is investigating how cancer cells spread around the body.

Fancy yourself as an up-and-coming musician? RTE is looking for you...

The second RAAP/RTE Breakthrough Bursary for emerging musicians will see €24,500 in prize money and guaranteed radio air play on RTE stations for the winners.

From The42 Peter Lawrie to make US Open bow Breakthrough

Peter Lawrie to make US Open bow

The Dubliner will play in his second Major tournament after qualifying at Walton Heath.

From TheJournal.ie NUIG researchers discover enzyme linked with Huntington’s disease mutation Breakthrough

NUIG researchers discover enzyme linked with Huntington’s disease mutation

The findings are not a cure for the degenerative disease, but they could point to new ways to stop its progression.

From TheJournal.ie Fluorescent spray finds tiny signs of oesophageal cancer - UK scientists Cancer

Fluorescent spray finds tiny signs of oesophageal cancer - UK scientists

A fluorescent dye sprayed onto the food pipe sticks to healthy cells but not cancerous or pre-cancerous ones – which could help detect the early signs of oesophageal cancer.

From TheJournal.ie Queen's University scientists make prostate cancer breakthrough Breakthrough

Queen's University scientists make prostate cancer breakthrough

Leader of the study, Dr Joe O’Sullivan (pictured) described it as “a huge step forward” in the fight against prostrate cancer.