Scientists to bring invisibility cloak to life

Katarzyna Siewierska examines the latest research behind modern day cloaking devices.

Can science explain vampires and zombies?

Turlough Heffernan looks at some of the most memorable scientific theories surrounding Halloween’s scariest creatures.

How to avoid the freshers’ flu

Sleep, garlic, ginger and alcohol-free nights are all key to avoiding the dreaded freshers’ flu.

NASA’s Antares rocket explodes seconds after lift-off

Dramatic footage shows the NASA rocket erupting into a fireball above the US.

BLOOD exhibition review – Blood series, Part II

Katarzyna Siewierska visits BLOOD, the Science Gallery’s new exhibition.

Bloody perceptions – Blood series, Part I

Turlough Heffernan looks at historical and modern perceptions of blood in the first of a two-part series on the important biological fluid.

Debunking the ‘sugar-free’ myth

Overconsumption of artificial sweeteners has been linked to diabetes, glucose intolerance and obesity.

2014: the year we woke up to climate change

As the race against climate change intensifies worldwide, will science’s efforts be enough?

Electroconvulsive therapy: Attitudes insidiously perpetuate mental health stigma

Brendan Browne makes the case for electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) as a treatment for severe depression.

Dealing with obsessive-compulsive disorder

Trinity’s OCD support group gives advice to students dealing with obsessive-compulsive disorder.


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