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From TheJournal.ie Woman with terminal cancer settles smear test case for €2.5 million CervicalCheck

Woman with terminal cancer settles smear test case for €2.5 million

“The last few months have been so stressful for me and my family – just that thought of facing court as I recover from the last treatments of chemotherapy.”

From TheJournal.ie Man whose wife died after missed cancer diagnosis suing HSE and lab CervicalCheck

Man whose wife died after missed cancer diagnosis suing HSE and lab

Julie Dingivan was just 36 when she died last year.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Scottish scientists turn whiskey waste into fuel Whiskey This post contains videos

VIDEO: Scottish scientists turn whiskey waste into fuel

The scientists in Edinburgh use a 100-year-old scientific process to produce biobutanol and adapted it for whiskey.

VIDEO: Retired lab chimps get to go outside for the first time ever Chimps Outside This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie Watch the skies: It's a bird, it's a plane, it's... the Space Station Look Up

Watch the skies: It's a bird, it's a plane, it's... the Space Station

NASA has launched a new service that emails people when the International Space Station is visible in the skies over where they live.

From TheJournal.ie Why NASA put large holes in Curiosity's wheels Curiosity Rover

Why NASA put large holes in Curiosity's wheels

It’s to help scientists keep track of where it moves on Mars, see?

From TheJournal.ie Swiss lab to analyse Arafat remains for radioactive poisoning Suspicions

Swiss lab to analyse Arafat remains for radioactive poisoning

A nine-month investigation by Al Jazeera found elevated levels of polonium on some of Arafat’s belongings. Was he poisoned?

From TheJournal.ie Three blind mice? New chemical helps sightless mice to see – US study Sight

Three blind mice? New chemical helps sightless mice to see – US study

The findings offer hope of a treatment that could eventually help people who are blind.

From TheJournal.ie New study investigates turmeric's ability to fight cancer Cancer

New study investigates turmeric's ability to fight cancer

Around 40 patients with advanced bowel cancer will take part in the trial. Its aim is to test if curcumin, which is found in the spice turmeric, can enhance chemotherapy’s ability to kill bowel cancer cells.

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.