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Fossil fuel power stations harm the planet in more ways than one

Dr Maureen Williams gives her thoughts on the problems posed by warm water disposal on River Shannon’s ecosystem

The Lough Ree ESB power plant, one of the largest in Ireland, was temporarily shut down earlier this year when it was discovered that the plant was causing severe damage to the local environment.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) discovered …

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First images of quantum entanglement

Researchers finally have a snapshot of the phenomenon that Einstein famously called “spooky”

A research team from the University of Glasgow has taken the first ever images of a phenomenon known as quantum entanglement. This phenomenon has been studied extensively by physicists since it was first described by Albert Einstein in 1935. When

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Apollo 11 and the Earl of Rosse

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the historic moon landing mission

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 moon landing mission. With so many memorable moments from this mission that have stayed with us, it has left a huge impact on pop culture. The American flag standing

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Saving the planet by counting bees

How you can get involved with citizen science

If you read the headlines on most news websites lately, you are bound to have come across some kind of deadly warning about climate change and how we don’t have long left to save the planet. Climate change is a

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Trinity researchers show how motor neurone disease affects multiple brain networks

The discovery will help to develop treatments for neurological diseases

A research team from the Academic Unit of Neurology at Trinity have identified noticeable changes in the patterns of electrical brain wave activity in motor neurone disease (MND) patients.

This ground-breaking discovery will help to develop new methods of treating …

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Trinity researchers identify cancer killing capability of lesser-known immune cells

The discovery may offer a new therapeutic strategy in the fight against cancer

A Trinity research team from the Trinity Translational Medicine Institute (TTMI) have identified the cancer killing abilities of a specific type of immune cell, which may offer a new therapeutic strategy in the fight against cancer. 

Trinity researchers based in