Science of anxiety

In January many senior freshman students will sit the annual Foundation Scholarship examinations. Una Harty talks about the science of anxiety and ways of reducing it to help all those sitting exams do the best they can.

Bone conducting earphones

With Christmas around the corner, Conor O’Mara describes one of the coolest gadgets all SciTech nerds dream about finding under the Christmas tree.

City of Physics initiative brings physics into Dublin streets

In the new government science strategy 2.5% of the GNP by 2020 will be invested into research. Also the government will consider Ireland becoming a member of CERN and ESO. This plan is a big step forward for Irish science. But with the European average of investment into science research is 3% and many European […]

The future of contraception

Una Harty outlines the past, present and future of contraception in our society.

Orthorexia and athletes: an area for concern

Orthorexia, an obsessive concern with healthy eating, has yet to be officially recognised as an eating disorder.

The Shkreli  controversy: the frightening power of pharmaceutical companies

Carol O’Brien reports on the story of the dramatic rise in Daraprim’s price by 5500% and describes the greed driven desire of pharmaceutical companies to make a profit at the cost of human health and life

Trinity Student Scientific Review will run again this year

Anna Aleshko interviews members of this year’s TSSR team and describes their plans for the upcoming year.

“Trauma – Built to break” exhibition opens at Science Gallery Dublin

Katarzyna reviews the new exhibition at the science gallery that explores the theme of trauma.

The first female director of CERN Dr Fabiola Giannoti visits Trinity

Katarzyna and Blaise describe Dr. Giannoti’s speech and question and answer session at the Philosophical Society.

First human head transplant to take place in 2017

An Italian surgeon, Dr. Sergio Canavero intends to complete the first ever human head transplant before the end of 2017. Conor O’Mara discusses the plans and controversy behind the procedure.

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Katarzyna Siewierska
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Illustration

Aisling Crabbe
Natalia Duda
Sarah Morel
Mike Dolan
John Tierney
Naoise Dolan
Sarah Larragy
Mubbashir Ali Sultan
Nadia Bertaud
Daniel Tatlow

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Kevin O'Rourke
Ines Niarchos
Huda Awan