The Arts students of Trinity have a case of discrimination on their hands. In an age of equal opportunities, many remain disadvantaged by the structure of lecture theatres and teaching rooms. A minority sadly underrepresented by the College are those born with the strange condition of left-handedness. Leaving the graphite smudges of school behind, I […]
What is CRISPR? Biology has been outshone in recent years. History has been made in physics, with the discovery of the Higgs boson and the detection of gravitational waves. Biological research however, has failed to excite the public as it once did with Dolly the sheep or the Human Genome Project. Although they haven’t been […]
If you asked a Tory Islander how far from the coast their home was, you would be met with an indignant glare, and be told it is in fact Ireland that lies fifteen kilometres from their island. Such is the mentality of those who inhabit Tory Island. With few residents, fewer jobs and a […]
Sexuality is possibly one of the most complex aspects of the human race. It underpins a large part of how we interact with our peers and can significantly contribute to a person’s well-being; from personality traits to lifestyle choices. At third level education, our individual awareness of sexuality is heightened as we reach […]
The latest exhibition at the Science Gallery asks what needs to be revealed and what should stay hidden.
College spent nearly 400k on lab animals in 2014. Should and could they find an alternative to animal testing?
Coming up in the year ahead: some exciting space exploration milestones.
Inspired by the recent release of The Imitation Game, Katarzyna Siewierska looks at the Enigma machine and how the code was cracked.
A recent study has linked the contraceptive pill to changes in the structure of female brains.
The world of student dating and mating is not too far removed from practices in the animal kingdom.