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# breakthrough - Thursday 29 September, 2016

All remaining Dublin Bus strikes CALLED OFF after marathon talks
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# Breakthrough

All remaining Dublin Bus strikes CALLED OFF after marathon talks

Sep 29th 2016, 7:30 PM 79,606 Views 59 Comments

The breakthrough follows marathon talks at the Workplace Relations Commission.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

'It is as vital for me as it is for an able-bodied athlete to keep paying attention to my training'
# Breakthrough
From The42
# Breakthrough

'It is as vital for me as it is for an able-bodied athlete to keep paying attention to my training'

Aug 30th 2016, 3:44 PM 1,999 Views 2 Comments

Using technology has had a massive impact on my progress and will continue to do so, writes Mark Pollock.

# breakthrough - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

The ice bucket challenge: It actually made a huge difference
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# Breakthrough

The ice bucket challenge: It actually made a huge difference

Jul 27th 2016, 1:03 PM 28,535 Views 21 Comments

Around €104 million was raised through people dumping water over their heads.

# breakthrough - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Schoolbag of Philip Cairns to be examined for DNA evidence
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# Breakthrough

Schoolbag of Philip Cairns to be examined for DNA evidence

Jun 11th 2016, 4:35 PM 30,772 Views 27 Comments

Gardaí believe they may know who killed the 13-year-old schoolboy in 1986.

# breakthrough - Monday 18 April, 2016

Luas strike scheduled for this weekend called off
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# Breakthrough

Luas strike scheduled for this weekend called off

Apr 18th 2016, 3:41 PM 24,814 Views 120 Comments

Trade union Siptu has cancelled the 48-hour work stoppage.

# breakthrough - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Doctors rebuilt a man's throat using regenerating tissue
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# Breakthrough

Doctors rebuilt a man's throat using regenerating tissue

Apr 9th 2016, 9:00 AM 10,536 Views 16 Comments

The results are a major breakthrough in the field of regenerative tissue.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

The FBI has hacked into the San Bernardino iPhone without Apple's help
# Gunman
# Gunman

The FBI has hacked into the San Bernardino iPhone without Apple's help

Mar 29th 2016, 6:59 AM 24,627 Views 44 Comments

The agency has dropped its legal case against Apple as a result.

# breakthrough - Sunday 13 March, 2016

O'Neill hits 1-8 as Cork end three-game losing run with victory over Monaghan
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From The42
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O'Neill hits 1-8 as Cork end three-game losing run with victory over Monaghan

Mar 13th 2016, 4:06 PM 8,322 Views 0 Comments

Peadar Healy’s side returned to winning ways.

# breakthrough - Friday 4 March, 2016

Scientists have discovered cancer's 'Achilles heel'
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Scientists have discovered cancer's 'Achilles heel'

Mar 4th 2016, 3:46 PM 34,724 Views 42 Comments

New research could help train the immune system to target tumours.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

'Extraordinary' cancer trial sees symptoms vanish in 94% of patients
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

'Extraordinary' cancer trial sees symptoms vanish in 94% of patients

Feb 16th 2016, 8:30 AM 38,923 Views 61 Comments

The new treatment uses the immune system to eliminate cancer cells.

# breakthrough - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Two arrested over murder of Kenneth O'Brien
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Two arrested over murder of Kenneth O'Brien

Feb 6th 2016, 10:06 AM 37,603 Views 19 Comments

The arrests represent the first major breakthrough in the case.

# breakthrough - Thursday 17 December, 2015

'There is always the chance of not waking up after a seizure'
# Epilepsy
# Epilepsy

'There is always the chance of not waking up after a seizure'

Dec 17th 2015, 6:02 AM 22,717 Views 18 Comments

Irish-led research could lead to a breakthrough in treatment for people with epilepsy.

# breakthrough - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Oulart-the-bottlers no more! This brilliant video sums up what winning Leinster is all about
# Breakthrough
From The42
# Breakthrough

Oulart-the-bottlers no more! This brilliant video sums up what winning Leinster is all about

Dec 10th 2015, 1:28 PM 9,397 Views 3 Comments

The Wexford champions finally landed the provincial senior hurling crown at the 7th attempt.

Watch: The world's first IVF puppies are pretty goddamn cute
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Watch: The world's first IVF puppies are pretty goddamn cute

Dec 10th 2015, 11:05 AM 8,883 Views 3 Comments

It also could help eradicate heritable diseases in dogs, according to the researchers.

# breakthrough - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Turkish national charged over deadly Bangkok bombing
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# Breakthrough

Turkish national charged over deadly Bangkok bombing

Aug 29th 2015, 2:52 PM 16,112 Views 0 Comments

It is the first arrest in connection with the 17 August bombing at the Erawan shrine

# breakthrough - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

The government will fund life-prolonging treatment for a terminal cancer patient
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# Breakthrough

The government will fund life-prolonging treatment for a terminal cancer patient

Jul 28th 2015, 9:37 PM 10,748 Views 16 Comments

The drug is believed to cost between €65,000 and €85,000 per patient.

# breakthrough - Friday 24 July, 2015

Are you a coeliac? This new pill could make eating gluten a piece of cake
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Are you a coeliac? This new pill could make eating gluten a piece of cake

Jul 24th 2015, 9:08 AM 17,732 Views 17 Comments

A natural supplement made from egg yolk has been developed.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

French teenager in remission from HIV 12 years after stopping treatment
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

French teenager in remission from HIV 12 years after stopping treatment

Jul 21st 2015, 7:17 AM 24,132 Views 22 Comments

Researchers said there is renewed hope for patients who start treatment early after infection.

# breakthrough - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Woman gives birth to baby using ovarian tissue frozen when she was a child
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Woman gives birth to baby using ovarian tissue frozen when she was a child

Jun 10th 2015, 4:03 PM 9,551 Views 6 Comments

The woman had fragments of her ovary frozen before undergoing chemotherapy at the age of 14.

# breakthrough - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

A herpes virus is being harnessed to battle skin cancer...
# Cold Sores
# Cold Sores

A herpes virus is being harnessed to battle skin cancer...

May 27th 2015, 8:02 AM 13,396 Views 30 Comments

The results of the trial showed the treatment could lengthen survival by years in some patients.

# breakthrough - Thursday 5 March, 2015

How Jean-Claude Trichet WILL speak to the banking inquiry (sort of)
# Let's Talk
# Let's Talk

How Jean-Claude Trichet WILL speak to the banking inquiry (sort of)

Mar 5th 2015, 6:19 PM 5,162 Views 19 Comments

The former ECB president may take questions when he visits Dublin next month – but not in Leinster House.

# breakthrough - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Mother of Cork toddler thanks hospital for saving her daughter with rare diabetes
# Never Seen Before
# Never Seen Before

Mother of Cork toddler thanks hospital for saving her daughter with rare diabetes

Feb 25th 2015, 7:30 PM 20,074 Views 8 Comments

Medication designed for Ava has meant that she no longer needs an insulin pump and can now live at home.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Irish 'marvel molecule' treatment will help people with Alzheimer's, arthritis and MS
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Irish 'marvel molecule' treatment will help people with Alzheimer's, arthritis and MS

Feb 17th 2015, 10:56 AM 15,370 Views 33 Comments

Scientists have discovered a common process across inflammatory conditions.

# breakthrough - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Galway teenager Ryan Manning has been cleared to play in Premier League - QPR
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From The42
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Galway teenager Ryan Manning has been cleared to play in Premier League - QPR

Feb 5th 2015, 12:52 PM 6,027 Views 0 Comments

The youngster had been left in limbo owing to a dispute over compensation.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

HIV may be evolving to become less deadly
# Progress
# Progress

HIV may be evolving to become less deadly

Dec 2nd 2014, 8:01 AM 11,664 Views 27 Comments

As the virus adapts to the human immune system in order to survive longer, it weakens its own ability to cause disease, according to new research.

# breakthrough - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Breakthrough by Irish scientists could lead to cure for Parkinson's Disease
# Trinity College
# Trinity College

Breakthrough by Irish scientists could lead to cure for Parkinson's Disease

Nov 13th 2014, 5:12 PM 16,650 Views 29 Comments

“It’s a step towards knowing what we can do to potentially develop cures.”

# breakthrough - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Transplants using 'dead hearts' have been performed in Australia
# World First
# World First

Transplants using 'dead hearts' have been performed in Australia

Oct 25th 2014, 4:54 PM 12,730 Views 10 Comments

So far three people have received hearts in this way.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Paralysed man walks again following groundbreaking surgery
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# Breakthrough

Paralysed man walks again following groundbreaking surgery

Oct 21st 2014, 8:53 AM 14,053 Views 17 Comments

The surgery is being hailed as an “historic change” for those with spinal injuries.

# breakthrough - Thursday 2 October, 2014

A new drug could help families fight bad cholesterol
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# Breakthrough

A new drug could help families fight bad cholesterol

Oct 2nd 2014, 7:15 AM 8,200 Views 10 Comments

Bad, bad, bad, cholesterol.

# breakthrough - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Could depression soon be diagnosed through a blood test?
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# Breakthrough

Could depression soon be diagnosed through a blood test?

Oct 1st 2014, 1:20 PM 11,454 Views 47 Comments

A breakthrough in research in the US suggests that depression could soon by diagnosed via a blood test.

# breakthrough - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

To infinity and Limerick: LIT experiment lands on International Space Station
# Intergalactic
# Intergalactic

To infinity and Limerick: LIT experiment lands on International Space Station

Sep 24th 2014, 7:52 PM 6,114 Views 15 Comments

The experiment could deliver a breakthrough in successfully growing crops in harsh conditions on earth.

# breakthrough - Monday 15 September, 2014

New treatment could drop recurrence by half for some lung cancer sufferers
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# Breakthrough

New treatment could drop recurrence by half for some lung cancer sufferers

Sep 15th 2014, 7:15 AM 7,168 Views 13 Comments

A new radiation treatment could lengthen the lives of those suffering from small-cell lung cancer.

# breakthrough - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

A rubber band can be used to monitor health issues
# Discovery
# Discovery

A rubber band can be used to monitor health issues

Aug 20th 2014, 6:21 PM 15,302 Views 9 Comments

Researchers at AMBER and the School of Physics, TCD, discovered a method of creating wearable sensors by adding graphene to rubber bands.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Queen's University team develops breakthrough anti-superbug gel
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# Breakthrough

Queen's University team develops breakthrough anti-superbug gel

Aug 19th 2014, 8:26 AM 7,393 Views 7 Comments

The gel can break down the protective biofilm surrounding resistant superbugs without damaging healthy cells.

# breakthrough - Friday 25 July, 2014

Irish startup to develop breakthrough biotechnology test for major US clinic
# Early Detection
# Early Detection

Irish startup to develop breakthrough biotechnology test for major US clinic

Jul 25th 2014, 2:19 PM 7,142 Views 6 Comments

Inform Bioscience will sign the agreement with Mayo Clinic next week to develop a test to detect preeclampsia in pregnancy.

# breakthrough - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Irish scientists in Trinity have made another 'world-first' breakthrough
# Poisson's Ratio
# Poisson's Ratio

Irish scientists in Trinity have made another 'world-first' breakthrough

Jul 24th 2014, 7:15 AM 15,459 Views 6 Comments

This time it relates to measuring nanoscopic changes in an object’s elasticity.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Irish scientists have made a breakthrough in superfast computers
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Irish scientists have made a breakthrough in superfast computers

Jul 1st 2014, 12:17 PM 9,250 Views 10 Comments

Scientists from AMBER in Trinity College Dublin have discovered a new magnetic material called MRG, which could allow for the development of superfast technology and energy efficient data storage.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Middle East peace deadline arrives - but no breakthrough
# Allegations
# Allegations

Middle East peace deadline arrives - but no breakthrough

Apr 29th 2014, 7:49 AM 2,948 Views 73 Comments

US Secretary of State John Kerry denied allegations that he said Israel risks becoming an “apartheid state”.

# breakthrough - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Agreed ... Ukraine, Russia, the US and EU have reached a surprise deal in Geneva
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# Breakthrough

Agreed ... Ukraine, Russia, the US and EU have reached a surprise deal in Geneva

Apr 17th 2014, 8:10 PM 64,901 Views 189 Comments

The four parties have agreed on a way forward following half a day of talks, including a call to disband armed groups that have taken over buildings.

# breakthrough - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Autism begins during pregnancy, says new US study
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# Breakthrough

Autism begins during pregnancy, says new US study

Mar 27th 2014, 6:54 PM 25,460 Views 20 Comments

Researchers in California say they have “clear and direct evidence” that autism begins during early brain development.