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Professor Luke O'Neill on how to get your children interested in science (plus: two experiments to try at home)
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Professor Luke O'Neill on how to get your children interested in science (plus: two experiments to try at home)

Nov 19th 2019, 7:00 PM 26,340 Views 6 Comments

The Irish professor of biochemistry has written a new book aimed at children, which is nominated for an An Post Irish Book Award.

UCC spent €200,000 in 2016 on rabbits, rats, pigs, and birds which were used in live experiments
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UCC spent €200,000 in 2016 on rabbits, rats, pigs, and birds which were used in live experiments

Aug 28th 2017, 2:18 PM 14,571 Views 67 Comments

A further €3,000 was spent on the disposal of the animal carcasses once the experiments had concluded.

5 nifty science experiments you can do at home with the kids From TheJournal.ie

5 nifty science experiments you can do at home with the kids

Nov 11th 2016, 3:54 PM 30,444 Views 9 Comments

Weird science.

Few are happy with Twitter's latest experiment with favourites
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Few are happy with Twitter's latest experiment with favourites

Aug 18th 2014, 5:15 PM 8,192 Views 7 Comments

An experiment that turns favourites of people you follow into retweets has annoyed many of its users.

NASA aims to produce oxygen on Mars with 2020 rover experiment
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NASA aims to produce oxygen on Mars with 2020 rover experiment

Aug 1st 2014, 10:36 AM 7,349 Views 41 Comments

As part of experiments carried out by NASA’s Mars 2020 rover, researchers will look at whether Martian air could be converted for astronauts to breathe.

Facebook carried out hundreds of tests on users with few limits
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Facebook carried out hundreds of tests on users with few limits

Jul 3rd 2014, 11:11 AM 5,612 Views 6 Comments

The experiments, carried out by Facebook’s Data Science team, covered topics like the causes of loneliness, how social behaviours spread through networks, and ‘political mobilisation messages.’

This doodle reveals what scientists are REALLY up to in the labs
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# It's Science

This doodle reveals what scientists are REALLY up to in the labs

Jan 30th 2014, 12:17 PM 2,393 Views 0 Comments

We thought we knew but we were wrong. SO wrong.

Google developing smart contact lens that will aid diabetics
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Google developing smart contact lens that will aid diabetics

Jan 17th 2014, 12:48 PM 8,524 Views 13 Comments

The company is currently testing prototypes contact lenses that can measure glucose levels in tears.

Twitter could be trying to predict the next viral tweet
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Twitter could be trying to predict the next viral tweet

Nov 28th 2013, 11:01 AM 5,604 Views 6 Comments

The @magicstats account predicts which tweets will become popular by favouriting them.

The history of the two-headed dog experiment
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The history of the two-headed dog experiment

Feb 16th 2013, 9:45 AM 103,022 Views 68 Comments

The stuffed dog toured Germany for the past two years but is now back in Riga’s Museum of History of Medicine. Here’s its full story.

Research chimpanzees to be 'retired' in the US
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Research chimpanzees to be 'retired' in the US

Jan 24th 2013, 6:55 AM 5,199 Views 16 Comments

A ‘Chimp Haven’ has been constructed to house the chimps as only 50 to be left in studies and “invasive” research to be phased out.

French and American scientists win Nobel Physics Prize
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French and American scientists win Nobel Physics Prize

Oct 9th 2012, 2:51 PM 3,785 Views 6 Comments

“I was walking with my wife [and] when I saw the Swedish area code, I realised,” said one of this year’s winners.

Shocking US experiments on Guatemalans revealed
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Shocking US experiments on Guatemalans revealed

Aug 30th 2011, 12:14 PM 698 Views 10 Comments

The experiments took place in the 1940s and included people being injected with syphilis and other illnesses, by what were described as “unethical” researchers.

Space shuttle Atlantis - the Irish connections
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Space shuttle Atlantis - the Irish connections

Jul 8th 2011, 3:43 PM 710 Views 4 Comments

An Irish science blog has uncovered the many links between the final space shuttle mission and our fair isle.