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Nobel Prize for chemistry awarded for ‘genome scissors’
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Nobel Prize for chemistry awarded for ‘genome scissors’

Oct 7th 2020, 12:29 PM 22,076 Views 5 Comments

Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A Doudna were announced as the recipients in Stockholm.

Meteorites splashing into warm ponds could have started life on Earth
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Meteorites splashing into warm ponds could have started life on Earth

Oct 8th 2017, 11:30 AM 10,106 Views 70 Comments

A new study points to the life-giving potential of these “warm little ponds”.

Poll: Should bonus points be awarded for Leaving Cert science subjects?
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Poll: Should bonus points be awarded for Leaving Cert science subjects?

Aug 14th 2014, 9:05 AM 13,304 Views 69 Comments

And would it help stem the skills shortages in the tech and sciences industry?

8 hypnotic GIFs of chemical reactions with everyday objects
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# Whoa

8 hypnotic GIFs of chemical reactions with everyday objects

May 25th 2014, 1:00 PM 20,441 Views 14 Comments

Just *try* and stop watching. Try.

New Leaving Cert science course poses risk to "high standards" of education
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New Leaving Cert science course poses risk to "high standards" of education

Apr 14th 2014, 10:31 AM 9,732 Views 29 Comments

It could also hamper Ireland’s chances of attracting foreign direct investment, experts say.

9 reasons why Breaking Bad’s Jesse Pinkman would be an ideal assistant coach
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9 reasons why Breaking Bad’s Jesse Pinkman would be an ideal assistant coach

Aug 11th 2013, 11:30 AM 13,914 Views 42 Comments

The chemistry must be respected.

Squeaky bum time! Here’s a secondary school science test
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Squeaky bum time! Here’s a secondary school science test

Nov 18th 2012, 9:15 AM 20,863 Views 33 Comments

Happy Science Week! Now light that bunsen burner and let’s get going…

Rubberbandits ask: "Are communion wafers haunted by the ghost of Christ?"
# Science Week 2012
# Science Week 2012

Rubberbandits ask: "Are communion wafers haunted by the ghost of Christ?"

Oct 25th 2012, 11:48 AM 9,970 Views 91 Comments

They’re trying to find the truth as part of Science Week 2012.

US pair share chemistry Nobel for cell receptors
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US pair share chemistry Nobel for cell receptors

Oct 10th 2012, 6:29 PM 4,501 Views 3 Comments

“I was fast asleep and the phone rang… my wife gave me an elbow – and there it was. A total shock and surprise,” said Robert Lefkowitz.

The 10 most important numbers in the world
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The 10 most important numbers in the world

Jul 22nd 2012, 7:30 PM 22,125 Views 62 Comments

Avogadro, Planck, Boltzmann… the whole gang is here.

Trinity scientist wins £15k award - a boost as funding shrinks
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Trinity scientist wins £15k award - a boost as funding shrinks

Jul 8th 2012, 8:00 AM 5,581 Views 7 Comments

Dr Silvia Giordani says that having female role models in science is very important – and so is funding.

Wasabi, yawning, and needing to pee: the winners of the 2011 Ig Nobel prizes
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# Ig Nobel Prize

Wasabi, yawning, and needing to pee: the winners of the 2011 Ig Nobel prizes

Oct 5th 2011, 3:56 PM 1,157 Views 2 Comments

The alternative annual prizes – honouring science that makes us laugh and think – are as off-the-wall as ever.

Quasicrystals discovery wins Nobel Prize for chemistry
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Quasicrystals discovery wins Nobel Prize for chemistry

Oct 5th 2011, 12:16 PM 309 Views 3 Comments

Watch Israeli scientist Daniel Shechtman talk about the 1982 discovery he fought to have recognised and for which he has won a Nobel Prize.

Two new elements officially added to periodic table
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Two new elements officially added to periodic table

Jun 9th 2011, 9:03 PM 1,388 Views 6 Comments

Attention all chemistry students: get ready for some extra work.

Nobel prize for men who made organic chemistry "an art form"
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Nobel prize for men who made organic chemistry "an art form"

Oct 6th 2010, 4:33 PM 168 Views 1 Comment

The breakthrough could pave the way for new drugs to fight cancer.