Inaugural “Blockchain for Good Hackathon” hosted in Dublin’s docklands

Traditional notions of the uses of blockchain technology were put to the test last week at the first annual “Blockchain for Good Hackathon” hosted by the Linux Foundation and Accenture. The hackathon occurred over two days at Accenture’s dockland facility for research and development.   A hackathon is an event where programmers collaborate intensively, in […]

Boys wear blue and girls wear pink

The effects of nature and nurture have been a constant debate throughout the history of biology. Are we born a certain way or are we shaped by our environment? Generally we find the answer is somewhere in the middle but when it comes to the brain, things can be quite flexible. The buzz word associated […]

Trinity researchers explore “superpower” nanomaterials

Graphite, most commonly found in pencils, is something that at first may appear uninteresting to us. It’s grey, brittle and difficult to write with at times. In 2004 however, two scientists, who were curious about the layered properties of graphite (the property that makes it possible to write with), sought to explore the limits of […]

HUMANS NEED NOT APPLY: the new exhibition at Science Gallery Dublin

HUMANS NEED NOT APPLY (HNNA), the spring exhibition at Science Gallery Dublin, was launched on Friday, February 10. Now open to the public, this exciting exhibition will run until the end of May. Being both free of charge and located right here on Trinity’s central campus, it provides an unique opportunity for students and visitors […]

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