Deputy Science Editor
Breakthrough in stem cell production
Japanese scientists have developed a novel and highly efficient method for generating induced pluripotent stem (iPS)-like cells from cells of various types, according to two joint papers recently published online …
Former professor approaches Taoiseach over “national scandal”
A former professor at the School of English, Dr Gerald Morgan, has denounced the automatic removal of borrowing rights from the College’s retired academics as a “national scandal”. In …
Is post-publication peer-reviewing the way forward for science?
Traditionally, scientific research undergoes the straightforward process of peer-review prior to publication. Here, scientists submit their work to a journal’s editor who passes the material on to a …