Trinity Long Room Hub celebrates 10 years as flagship research institute
The Trinity Long Room Hub Arts and Humanities Research Institute yesterday celebrated its 10th anniversary by highlighting the contribution of the Arts and Humanities to public debates in Ireland and internationally over the past ten years.
Scientists make fresh call for policy makers to protect pollinators
More than 20 pollinator experts from 18 different countries looked at a range of wildlife habitats on farmland and found that despite investing in Ecological Focus Areas are failing to provide all the resources insect pollinators require.
Genes from scratch – far more common and important than we thought
The majority of unique genes in the species the scientists looked at do not result from simple divergence from genes existing in others. This is surprising -- as is the discovery that genes evolving from scratch can have the potential to confer significant advantages to species adapting to their environments.
Bioengineers take step towards being able to mend a broken heart
Their patch withstands the mechanical demands and mimics the electrical signalling properties that allow our hearts to pump blood rhythmically round our bodies, essentially taking us one step closer to being able to mend a broken heart.