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vaccines for infants and newborns

Immune Discovery Should Lead to Improved Vaccines for Infants and Newborns

Scientists have just identified a class of ‘danger signals’ that are highly efficient at triggering an immune response in infants and newborns. They believe...
Psychiatric Disorders

Psychiatric Disorders Share a New Underlying Genetic Basis

Psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder often run in families.  A new international study led by researchers at Trinity College Dublin and...
heart attack

Researchers Develop Device That Increases Heart Function After Heart Attack

A collaborative team of researchers from NUI Galway, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Trinity, RCSI and AMBER, has developed a novel implantable tool...
tuberculosis

Scientists Discover How Vitamin A Drives the Lung Immune System to...

Scientists at Trinity College Dublin and St James’s Hospital, Dublin, have discovered how vitamin A drives the lung immune system to deal with tuberculosis...
tumour metabolism

Drugs Targeting Tumour Metabolism Will Not Stop Our ‘Natural Killer’ Cells

Scientists have just made an important discovery as to how cancer-targeting ‘Natural Killer’ (NK) cells are fuelled in the body, which has significant implications...
head injuries

Bioengineers Identify Safer Way to Make Rugby Tackles

Bioengineers have compiled a set of recommendations that could significantly reduce concussions and other head injuries in rugby union, having assessed how head impacts...
motor neuron disease

Link Between Long-Term Memory and Neurodegenerative Disease

Scientists have just discovered that a small region of a cellular protein that helps long-term memories form also drives the neurodegeneration seen in motor...
yoga

The Yogi Masters Were Right – Breathing Exercises Can Sharpen Your...

It has long been claimed by Yogis and Buddhists that meditation and ancient breath-focused practices, such as pranayama, strengthen our ability to focus on...
Lung Cancer

Research Pinpoints Radon Priority Areas Based on Expected Lung Cancer Incidence

A new assessment using 32,000 residential radon measurements throughout Ireland points to specific radon priority areas. The novel approach combines average indoor radon concentration...
immune cell

Scientists Unearth Vital Link Between Fat, Immunity and Heat Regulation

Scientists have just made a surprising discovery involving fat and special immune cells that live within it -- it turns out that ‘gd T...
waste water

Engineers Trial New Tech to Stop Energy Going down the Drain

Engineers from Trinity College Dublin are leading a five-year project that is aiming to stop useful energy going down the drain. They are piloting...
HIV

Scientists Discover How HIV Evades the Immune System

Scientists have just discovered a new mechanism by which HIV evades the immune system, and which shows precisely how the virus avoids elimination. The...
biodiversity

Scientists Warn of Continuing, Dangerous Declines in Global Biodiversity

Biodiversity continues to decline in every region of the world, significantly reducing nature’s capacity to contribute to people’s well-being. This alarming trend endangers economies,...
neurodegenerative conditions

Nanoparticles May Cause DNA Damage to Brain Cells Across a a...

New research by scientists shows that when cellular barriers are exposed to metal nanoparticles, cellular messengers are released that may cause damage to the...
Identical Genes

New Discovery Explains Why Cells with Identical Genes Perform Unique Jobs

Scientists have made a significant discovery that explains how and why the billions of different cells in our bodies look and act so differently...
public lecture, human societies, plant protein, climate, Skin Disease, Form of Light, clean energy, batteries, Ascaris roundworm, inflammation, motor neurone disease, breast cancer

How Citizen Science, Gaming and AI Are Mapping the Most Complex...

International science communicator, Amy Sterling, will explain how she uses gaming and AI approaches to engage a host of citizen scientists and transform the...
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, inflammation, global warming, movement in the womb, Zero-G, Chemistry breakthrough, human societies, cancer, dementia, autoimmune disease, malaria, Motor Neuron Disease, vitamin D deficiency, minerals, MetalIntelligence, Oesophageal Cancer, Schizophrenia, lung cancer, cancer, tuberculosis, Blood Pressure, disease-causing bacteria, allergic diseases, osteoporosis, MND and schizophrenia, obesity, lasers, plethora, Cancer stem cell, Autism Spectrum Disorder, motor neurons disease, bone graft, Immune system, eczema

New Research Network Will Bolster Our Understanding of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Assistant Professor of Economics at Trinity, Dominic Trépel, has been appointed Ireland’s representative on a newly established research network, which seeks to improve our...
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, inflammation, global warming, movement in the womb, Zero-G, Chemistry breakthrough, human societies, cancer, dementia, autoimmune disease, malaria, Motor Neuron Disease, vitamin D deficiency, minerals, MetalIntelligence, Oesophageal Cancer, Schizophrenia, lung cancer, cancer, tuberculosis, Blood Pressure, disease-causing bacteria, allergic diseases, osteoporosis, MND and schizophrenia, obesity, lasers, plethora, Cancer stem cell, Autism Spectrum Disorder, motor neurons disease, bone graft, Immune system, eczema

Scientists Discover Promising Off-Switch for Inflammation

Scientists have discovered a new metabolic process in the body that can switch off inflammation. They have discovered that ‘itaconate’ – a molecule derived...
Mantle Plume

Mantle Plume Billions of Years Ago May Have Helped Establish Land...

Geologists have unearthed evidence that suggests the major ‘craton’ – which forms the nucleus of the continent of Africa – was formed billions of...
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, inflammation, global warming, movement in the womb, Zero-G, Chemistry breakthrough, human societies, cancer, dementia, autoimmune disease, malaria, Motor Neuron Disease, vitamin D deficiency, minerals, MetalIntelligence, Oesophageal Cancer, Schizophrenia, lung cancer, cancer, tuberculosis, Blood Pressure, disease-causing bacteria, allergic diseases, osteoporosis, MND and schizophrenia, obesity, lasers, plethora, Cancer stem cell, Autism Spectrum Disorder, motor neurons disease, bone graft, Immune system, eczema

Predicting the Impact of Global Warming on Disease Proliferation

Scientists have devised a method for predicting how rising global temperatures are likely to affect the severity of diseases mediated by parasites. Their method...