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.

NASA finds evidence for liquid water on Mars

Una Harty reports on the recent announcement by NASA about the discovery of liquid water on the planet Mars.

“But where do you get your protein?”

Thinking of going vegan? Aaron Downey explains the things you need to prepare yourself for before you make your decision

Science Nobel Prize round-up

Katarzyna Siewierska outlines the winners of the Nobel Prizes in physics, chemistry and physiology or medicine

Can psychology research be trusted?

Can we rely on results published by researchers in the field of psychology? How reproducible are the results? Turlough Heffernan describes the Reproducibility Project and its findings.

Review: SECRET at the Science Gallery

The latest exhibition at the Science Gallery asks what needs to be revealed and what should stay hidden.

Editors





Niamh Lynch
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Kelly McGlynn
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Michael Foley
comment@trinitynews.ie
Katarzyna Siewierska
scitech@trinitynews.ie
Clare McCarthy
sport@trinitynews.ie

Illustration

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

Photography

Kevin O'Rourke
Ines Niarchos
Huda Awan