Be wary of the power of genetic engineering

Genetic Engineering has been in the popular lexicon since the concept was first introduced in the science fiction book “Dragon’s Island” in 1951. Since the discovery of the double helix in 1953, our understanding of genetics has increased massively. Unfortunately, however, there is still no sign of genetically engineered superheros or Captain Americas. CRISPR technology […]

Unemployment rate improves for Arts and Engineering graduates

  The unemployment rate for Arts, and Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction students fell between 2011 and 2016 according to Census 2016 figures released today.   Unemployment rates fell the most between 2011 and 2016 for those with a qualification in Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction, with the rate falling from 15.7% to 6.0% during that period.   […]

“Marine repairmen” study from Trinity professor shows limpets as construction workers of the seashore

David Taylor, from Trinity’s Centre for Bioengineering at Trinity College Dublin, has discovered that marine snails are found plastered on rocks at low tide. His new research has recently been published in the Journal of Experimental Biology. Limpets often suffer a lot of damage at the top of their conical shells. Rather than drying out or […]

Trinity engineers to help improve air quality in European cities

The engineers will be establishing next-gen environmental living labs in various European cities in order to improve air quality and reduce carbon footprints

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