Space whiskey lands on earth for testing

Aidan Murray tells us about a one-of-a-kind hooch scheduled to soon land on Earth.

TCD researchers enlist public help

Luke McGuinness looks at the citizen science behind Zooniverse

Planet Earth’s most terrifying fungus

Dylan Lynch on the most frightening fungus family on the planet

How to get the person of your dreams – with a little help from science

Love is, rather unromantically, little more than a complex biological process.

Alli is NOT your Ally

Dylan Lynch details the latest contamination claims circulating around some of GSK’s products, including the tampering problems with the weight loss drug ‘Alli’.

Does this make my antennae look fat?

Dylan Lynch takes us on a light-hearted tour of nature’s quirkier and lesser-known camouflage techniques.

Pulling a sickie pulling the wool over our eyes

A recent study carried out in College concludes that most students simply don’t know what is responsible for their illnesses – bacteria or viruses. With over-prescription of antibiotics a growing worry, this is a troubling find.

Are Trinity’s clubs and societies watching the technological revolution pass by?

Luke McGuinness ponders the slow uptake of technological innovations by College’s societies and offers some ideas for next September’s Freshers’ Week.

The power of negative results: how the pharmaceutical industry’s failure to report findings is costing lives

David McCormack explores the devastating consequences of not reporting clinical trial findings and asks what can be done about it.

Canada’s oil sands – bountiful blessing or cruel curse?

Patrick Hull shares his take on the controversial oil sands of Alberta – a matter close to the heart of singer-­songwriter Neil Young.

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