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Ethical questions raised after these monkeys were cloned in China
# Medical Research
# Medical Research

Ethical questions raised after these monkeys were cloned in China

Jan 25th 2018, 2:50 PM 14,782 Views 44 Comments

The same technique was used to clone Dolly the Sheep.

3D-printed bone breakthrough made by Dublin researchers

3D-printed bone breakthrough made by Dublin researchers

Sep 2nd 2016, 1:02 PM 19,113 Views 16 Comments

The new method involves using 3D printing to build cartilage which has been proven to help bone growth.

People around the world could make a tidy sum by sending one startup their soil
# Brown Is Beautiful
# Brown Is Beautiful

People around the world could make a tidy sum by sending one startup their soil

Aug 15th 2015, 2:50 PM 22,463 Views 5 Comments

“It’s sort of like a lottery, but it’s going to save humanity at the same time.”

Want a good night's sleep and to feel healthy these holidays? Then don't do this
# One Two Zzzzz
# One Two Zzzzz

Want a good night's sleep and to feel healthy these holidays? Then don't do this

Dec 23rd 2014, 2:03 PM 25,963 Views 3 Comments

Backlit e-readers are not a good thing when you’re trying to have a restful night, researchers say.

Science Changes Lives: From glass syringes and insulin bottles to a handy pen
# Diabetic Not Different
# Diabetic Not Different

Science Changes Lives: From glass syringes and insulin bottles to a handy pen

Sep 20th 2014, 8:31 PM 15,939 Views 11 Comments

Liz Murphy is one of tens of thousands of Irish people benefiting from huge research into treating diabetes.

Almost 500 unclaimed infant bodies were sent to anatomy departments from 1940-65
# Mother And Baby Home
# Mother And Baby Home

Almost 500 unclaimed infant bodies were sent to anatomy departments from 1940-65

Jul 16th 2014, 3:37 PM 9,086 Views 19 Comments

The handing over of infant remains was legal under the Anatomy Act 1832 so as to provide “legal cadavers” for medical research.

Chinese bats likely source of SARS virus - report
# Sars
# Sars

Chinese bats likely source of SARS virus - report

Oct 30th 2013, 6:01 PM 9,443 Views 18 Comments

Researchers have also said that direct bat-to-human transmission is “plausible”.

UN nuclear inspectors start investigation in Iran
# Nukes
# Nukes

UN nuclear inspectors start investigation in Iran

Jan 29th 2012, 12:40 PM 1,556 Views 19 Comments

The inspectors are examining whether Iran really does have a secret atomic weapons programme, which Iran vehemently denies.

Simple blood test could identify foetal gender in early stages of pregnancy: study
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Simple blood test could identify foetal gender in early stages of pregnancy: study

Jan 9th 2012, 3:14 PM 4,080 Views 8 Comments

New research claims that gender could be predicted within the first trimester.

Light alcohol consumption could help reduce asthma risk, says study
# Asthma
# Asthma

Light alcohol consumption could help reduce asthma risk, says study

Sep 26th 2011, 8:57 AM 471 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, a separate study says that a woman’s occupation during pregnancy can increase the child’s likelihood of developing asthma.

Glow in the dark cats could help HIV study
# Glow Cat
From The Daily Edge
# Glow Cat

Glow in the dark cats could help HIV study

Sep 12th 2011, 3:29 PM 869 Views 19 Comments

The genes of a rhesus monkey and jellyfish were injected into eggs which were then fertilised and implanted into cats – who gave birth to glow in the dark kittens.

Shocking US experiments on Guatemalans revealed
# Experiments
# Experiments

Shocking US experiments on Guatemalans revealed

Aug 30th 2011, 12:14 PM 714 Views 10 Comments

The experiments took place in the 1940s and included people being injected with syphilis and other illnesses, by what were described as “unethical” researchers.

Irish firm hopes to save premature babies with new research
# Premature Babies
# Premature Babies

Irish firm hopes to save premature babies with new research

Jun 30th 2011, 2:53 PM 506 Views 0 Comments

The company is developing a treatment for dangerously low blood pressure, also known as ‘neonatal shock’.

Artificial pancreas may help control Type 1 diabetes in pregnancy
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Artificial pancreas may help control Type 1 diabetes in pregnancy

Jan 31st 2011, 1:57 PM 673 Views 1 Comment

Medical study suggests new advance to protect women with Type 1 diabetes – and their babies – who can be at risk because of the condition.

How much can medical research studies be trusted?
# The Atlantic
# The Atlantic

How much can medical research studies be trusted?

Nov 8th 2010, 12:07 PM 22 Views 0 Comments

Much of what medical researchers conclude in their studies is misleading, exaggerated, or incorrect. So why are doctors still drawing upon misinformation in their everyday practice?