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Trinity led study highlights flaws in the current methods of diagnosis of mental disorders

Individualised approaches will likely play an important role in future methods

A study led by Trinity Psychologist Dr. Claire Gillan has found that current approaches to the diagnosis of mental illness may not always provide the best way of understanding the underlying neurobiology of mental illness.

Compulsive elements of mental health

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Trinity-led genetics research could lead to developments in cancer treatment

Trinity Associate Professor in Genetics Adrian Bracken led the team

A research team led by a Trinity professor has found new biological targets which may allow for the development of new cancer therapies for cancers that develop resistance to existing drugs. 

Trinity Associate Professor in Genetics, Adrian Bracken, led the

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The soothing power of nature

Why spending your free time by the cricket pitch might not be such a bad idea after all

Humans are derived from nature. Our evolutionary past dictates that we have a strong attraction to it, but the hustle and bustle of the city can often make us forget the connection we have with living world. Through its complex

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Weird water creatures and where to find them

The deep sea contains some of the strangest animals known to man. Why do they exist and how do they survive?

The deep sea has a range of unique conditions which have made it the ideal place for the evolution of bizarre organisms with otherworldly appearances. Complete darkness, cold temperatures, and high pressure combine to make this ecosystem one of the

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Like a moth to a lamp: fatal attraction in nature

Why is the moth so attracted to lamps, and what other examples of fatal attraction can we find in nature?

Fatal attraction in nature occurs where an animals’ attraction for something is detrimental for its survival. The popular moth-and-lamp memes encapsulate one such example. While these may just seem entertaining, there are problems associated with these kinds of phenomena when