Profit over people: why R&D is broken

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State funding and grants opens up science to a huge amount of abuse by the powerful and wealthy.

End-of-year roundup: Trinity scientific research in bite size-chunks

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It was a year that saw major chemistry breakthroughs, awards for creative campaigns and a landmark biological discovery in the area of Parkinson’s disease.

Review: LIFELOGGING at the Science Gallery


A new Science Gallery exhibition explores the many ways our lives are tracked everyday.

Scientists, engage or die


A growing number of scientists are realising that publishing their research in scientific journals is no longer enough.

Professor Luke O’Neill on marvel molecules and being a scientist


Professor Luke O’Neill of the School of Biochemistry and Immunology talks to Trinity News about the exciting discovery of a molecule that could help treat a variety of inflammatory diseases.

DNA of lager yeast tells stories of eastern voyage

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Trinity research reveals that ancestors of yeast used in brewing lager may have been transported along ancient trade routes.

When changing theories challenge scientific reason

By Natalie Duda

Science is not a static state of facts, but a constant flow of change and new ideas.

Colliding world of art and science


The connection between chemistry and colour extends back to the stone age.

Moral dilemma of animal testing in Trinity

Sarah Larragy

College spent nearly 400k on lab animals in 2014. Should and could they find an alternative to animal testing?

Maths and me

Katarzyna Siewierska speaks to Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin about her love for mathematics and physics, and her thoughts on the way they are taught in school.


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