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#Scientists

From TheJournal.ie Top scientists meet to discuss how a cure for AIDS can become a reality HIV

Top scientists meet to discuss how a cure for AIDS can become a reality

Scientists said for a cure to work, it must be safe, simple and scalable.

From TheJournal.ie Scientists have figured out what caused the Irish Famine Famine

Scientists have figured out what caused the Irish Famine

The fatal pathogen was uncovered in dried potato plant samples that were over 120 years old.

From TheJournal.ie Scientists identify early predictors for Huntington's disease Huntington's

Scientists identify early predictors for Huntington's disease

A new study shows that the results could be used in future drug trials for people who are gene positive for HD but who are not yet showing overt symptoms.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Geminid meteors to rain on Ireland tonight Meteors

Geminid meteors to rain on Ireland tonight

Stargazers will be able to see a shooting star per minute without the use of a telescope or binoculars.

From TheJournal.ie US pair share chemistry Nobel for cell receptors Nobel Prize

US pair share chemistry Nobel for cell receptors

“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.

From TheJournal.ie Fukushima caused mutant butterflies: scientists Mutation

Fukushima caused mutant butterflies: scientists

The butterflies were found to have abnormalities including smaller wings and damaged eyes.

From TheJournal.ie Higgs boson: CERN scientists say they've found a new particle... God Particle

Higgs boson: CERN scientists say they've found a new particle...

… but is it the particle they were looking for?

From TheJournal.ie Link established between autoimmune diseases and nanoparticles in polluted air Autoimmune Diseases

Link established between autoimmune diseases and nanoparticles in polluted air

TCD researchers have established a link between serious autoimmune diseases and the exposure to nanoparticles found in polluted air and smoke.

VIDEO: How to... get the last bit of ketchup out of the bottle Genius This post contains videos

VIDEO: How to... get the last bit of ketchup out of the bottle

Lubricant invented by MIT scientists means no more pounding on the bottom of your ketchup container.

Watch: Japanese scientists unveil 'speech jamming' gun Shut Up This post contains videos

Watch: Japanese scientists unveil 'speech jamming' gun

This new weapon claims to render people unable to speak, harmlessly. See it in action here…

From TheJournal.ie Iran produces its first nuclear rod Iran

Iran produces its first nuclear rod

Iran says it has constructed its first nuclear rod. The country said its nuclear programme is for “peaceful purposes only”.

From TheJournal.ie Galway team pinpoints part of brain which produces "marijuana-like substances" to dull pain Discovery

Galway team pinpoints part of brain which produces "marijuana-like substances" to dull pain

They discovered that the hippocampus of the brain, which is usually associated with memory, helps to suppress pain during times of stress.

From TheJournal.ie Immune system discoveries lead to Nobel prize Nobel Prize

Immune system discoveries lead to Nobel prize

Three scientists, including Bruce Beutler, pictured, have been named as the winners of the Nobel prize for medicine following their research into the immune system.

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 Irish scientists discover new life beneath the sea Discovery

Irish scientists discover new life beneath the sea

The discovery came during a 23-day mission out in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean.

From TheJournal.ie NASA discovers evidence of water on Mars Life On Mars

NASA discovers evidence of water on Mars

Is there life on Mars? Perhaps, say NASA, as evidence of water has been found.

From TheJournal.ie Dieting forces the brain to eat itself - report BAD DIET

Dieting forces the brain to eat itself - report

It’s emerged that in order to conserve energy, the body’s starvation mode kicks in and brain cells eat themselves, like other parts of the body.

From TheJournal.ie Extinction of ocean life is ‘speeding up’ Extinction

Extinction of ocean life is ‘speeding up’

Different environmental factors are combining to accelerate the process of extinction in the oceans.

From TheJournal.ie New way of killing tumours found by Queen's University scientists Cancer

New way of killing tumours found by Queen's University scientists

Clinical trials on the drug are due to start within the next year.

From TheJournal.ie Scientists grow sperm in laboratory Fertility

Scientists grow sperm in laboratory

Japanese researchers have cultivated sperm from the testes of baby mice.

From TheJournal.ie Bats have accents, say scientists Bats

Bats have accents, say scientists

It’s not just humans who speak in regionalised dialects, as Australian team discover local variations in bats too.