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# breakthrough - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

New treatment for most common type of arthritis could be here in 5 years
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New treatment for most common type of arthritis could be here in 5 years

Mar 26th 2014, 10:41 AM 6,835 Views 6 Comments

Around 400,000 people in Ireland suffer from osteoarthritis.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

The moment a scientist is told he made a major physics breakthrough
# Cosmic Inflation
# Cosmic Inflation

The moment a scientist is told he made a major physics breakthrough

Mar 18th 2014, 3:00 PM 18,394 Views 41 Comments

Good work, Andrei Linde.

# breakthrough - Sunday 2 February, 2014

VIDEO: Andrew Trimble ends 40 minutes of fierce Scottish resistance
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From The42
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VIDEO: Andrew Trimble ends 40 minutes of fierce Scottish resistance

Feb 2nd 2014, 4:10 PM 2,438 Views 2 Comments

The Ulster winger finished off a fine, sweeping move in first half injury time.

# breakthrough - Monday 27 January, 2014

Eamon Collins was killed in 1999 - now there's a DNA breakthrough
# Investigation
# Investigation

Eamon Collins was killed in 1999 - now there's a DNA breakthrough

Jan 27th 2014, 6:31 AM 17,892 Views 30 Comments

Eamon Collins was beaten and stabbed in 1999 while out walking his dogs.

# breakthrough - Friday 1 November, 2013

New drug could fight psychotic symptoms of Parkinson's
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# Breakthrough

New drug could fight psychotic symptoms of Parkinson's

Nov 1st 2013, 6:45 AM 6,809 Views 26 Comments

The new drug can stop people from having to be admitted to nursing homes, those in charge of the drug trial claim.

# breakthrough - Thursday 29 August, 2013

History made as NFL settles concussion lawsuit for $765m
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From The42
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History made as NFL settles concussion lawsuit for $765m

Aug 29th 2013, 11:11 PM 17,618 Views 49 Comments

The settlement will be paid out through medical benefits and injury compensation to more than 4,500 players.

# breakthrough - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Heaslip protégé Murphy eager to stake a claim for big games
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From The42
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Heaslip protégé Murphy eager to stake a claim for big games

Aug 22nd 2013, 3:20 PM 4,196 Views 8 Comments

The young Leinster back row is eyeing up a starting XV berth when the season begins on September 6.

# breakthrough - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Scientists create human stem cells by cloning for first time
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# Breakthrough

Scientists create human stem cells by cloning for first time

May 15th 2013, 10:23 PM 10,866 Views 43 Comments

The breakthrough is one of the most significant developments since Dolly the sheep – and could potentially be used to help diseases like Parkinson’s and MS.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Breakthrough in understanding how cancer cells 'hijack' and spread
# Cancer
# Cancer

Breakthrough in understanding how cancer cells 'hijack' and spread

Mar 5th 2013, 5:45 PM 10,988 Views 36 Comments

A new research study is investigating how cancer cells spread around the body.

# breakthrough - Saturday 9 June, 2012

Fancy yourself as an up-and-coming musician? RTE is looking for you...
# Prize
From The Daily Edge
# Prize

Fancy yourself as an up-and-coming musician? RTE is looking for you...

Jun 9th 2012, 6:30 PM 3,512 Views 6 Comments

The second RAAP/RTE Breakthrough Bursary for emerging musicians will see €24,500 in prize money and guaranteed radio air play on RTE stations for the winners.

# breakthrough - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

Peter Lawrie to make US Open bow
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From The42
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Peter Lawrie to make US Open bow

May 29th 2012, 9:56 AM 184 Views 0 Comments

The Dubliner will play in his second Major tournament after qualifying at Walton Heath.

# breakthrough - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

NUIG researchers discover enzyme linked with Huntington’s disease mutation
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# Breakthrough

NUIG researchers discover enzyme linked with Huntington’s disease mutation

Feb 22nd 2012, 7:15 AM 2,640 Views 1 Comment

The findings are not a cure for the degenerative disease, but they could point to new ways to stop its progression.

# breakthrough - Monday 16 January, 2012

Fluorescent spray finds tiny signs of oesophageal cancer - UK scientists
# Cancer
# Cancer

Fluorescent spray finds tiny signs of oesophageal cancer - UK scientists

Jan 16th 2012, 11:07 AM 1,573 Views 3 Comments

A fluorescent dye sprayed onto the food pipe sticks to healthy cells but not cancerous or pre-cancerous ones – which could help detect the early signs of oesophageal cancer.

# breakthrough - Monday 19 September, 2011

Queen's University scientists make prostate cancer breakthrough
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# Breakthrough

Queen's University scientists make prostate cancer breakthrough

Sep 19th 2011, 11:53 AM 1,457 Views 3 Comments

Leader of the study, Dr Joe O’Sullivan (pictured) described it as “a huge step forward” in the fight against prostrate cancer.

# breakthrough - Friday 19 August, 2011

13-year-old makes solar power breakthrough
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# Breakthrough

13-year-old makes solar power breakthrough

Aug 19th 2011, 3:58 PM 1,146 Views 24 Comments

The New York teenager made the discovery after being inspired by the patterns that tree branches are laid out in.

# breakthrough - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Double amputee 'Blade Runner' makes the Worlds
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From The42
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Double amputee 'Blade Runner' makes the Worlds

Jul 20th 2011, 11:43 AM 181 Views 0 Comments

The athlete at the centre of the debate about the use of prosthetics in sport has qualified for the Athletics World Championships after clocking a personal best in the 400m.

# breakthrough - Friday 24 June, 2011

Low-cal diet can 'defeat diabetes'
# Diabetes
# Diabetes

Low-cal diet can 'defeat diabetes'

Jun 24th 2011, 10:47 AM 482 Views 2 Comments

A short-term clinical trial funded by Diabetes UK showed that diabetes “can be reversed” using a low-calorie diet.

# breakthrough - Monday 20 June, 2011

Major breakthrough in cystic fibrosis treatment
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# Breakthrough

Major breakthrough in cystic fibrosis treatment

Jun 20th 2011, 2:20 PM 1,323 Views 6 Comments

Ireland has the largest proportion of cystic fibrosis sufferers in the world and the news has been largely welcomed.

# breakthrough - Wednesday 1 June, 2011

TCD scientists make crucial breakthrough in breast cancer research
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# Breakthrough

TCD scientists make crucial breakthrough in breast cancer research

Jun 1st 2011, 9:33 AM 785 Views 0 Comments

Researchers discovered that taking beta blockers, which stop stress responses, reduced the chance of the cancer spreading, and improved survival rates.

# breakthrough - Friday 16 July, 2010

New malaria-proof mosquito developed
# Malaria
From The Daily Edge
# Malaria

New malaria-proof mosquito developed

Jul 16th 2010, 2:55 PM 203 Views 0 Comments

Good news for Cheryl Cole!

# breakthrough - Wednesday 14 July, 2010

"Virtual human" shown in Oxford
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From The Daily Edge
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"Virtual human" shown in Oxford

Jul 14th 2010, 4:17 PM 268 Views 0 Comments

Meet your new best friend, Milo; he can recognise you, play with you, and can even tell when you’re feeling down.