The Shkreli  controversy: the frightening power of pharmaceutical companies

Carol O’Brien reports on the story of the dramatic rise in Daraprim’s price by 5500% and describes the greed driven desire of pharmaceutical companies to make a profit at the cost of human health and life

Trinity Student Scientific Review will run again this year

Anna Aleshko interviews members of this year’s TSSR team and describes their plans for the upcoming year.

STEM Sexism Needs to Stop

The kind of subtle, insidious sexism that is so widespread in STEM is hard to pin down – not because of any subtlety in how it manifests itself, but rather in the way we approach sexism in everyday life.

“Trauma – Built to break” exhibition opens at Science Gallery Dublin

Katarzyna reviews the new exhibition at the science gallery that explores the theme of trauma.

The first female director of CERN Dr Fabiola Giannoti visits Trinity

Katarzyna and Blaise describe Dr. Giannoti’s speech and question and answer session at the Philosophical Society.

Trinity’s Biomedical Sciences Institute receives donation to support search for autoimmune disease treatments

It is hoped that the funding will help in discovering treatments for “a range of inflammatory disease”

Trinity students among recipients of 2015 Intel Women in Technology scholarships

The scholarship programme seeks to encourage women to pursue careers in science and technology

First human head transplant to take place in 2017

An Italian surgeon, Dr. Sergio Canavero intends to complete the first ever human head transplant before the end of 2017. Conor O’Mara discusses the plans and controversy behind the procedure.

“But where do you get your protein?”

Thinking of going vegan? Aaron Downey explains the things you need to prepare yourself for before you make your decision

Help! My Brothers are Successful and I Am Doing A Drama Degree

Following your dreams in college can be a daunting, but fulfilling experience.

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