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# science week

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Opinion: How life on Mars made me a better citizen of Earth
Dr Niamh Shaw says it took her Mars simulation training for her to realise just how precious life on Earth really is.
# stop and ask
Feeling tired these days? Send us your questions for a sleep expert
This could be your chance to catching those elusive eight hours.
# Event Guide
Bread-baking in space and DIY holograms: 5 Science Week events for kids of all ages
Science Week kicks off next Monday November 11, and here’s what’s on for mini Einsteins.
# science week
How playing with bubbles can teach kids to be scientists
The Science of Bubbles is part of Science Week, which is promoting science and discovery across Ireland.
# science week
Robots like Stevie could allow the elderly to live in their own homes for longer
A team of researchers at Trinity have been given funding by Enterprise Ireland to develop a robot to assist with the elderly.
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Can flying kites teach you about science? These guys think so
Go Fly A Kite workshops will aim to teach young people about science and creativity over Science Week Ireland.
# science of confidence
Dry mouth, sweaty hands: Why do people hate public speaking?
It’s something a lot of us are afraid of.
# Weather Live
RTÉ is going to be airing a three-day live television event ...all about the weather
The live event is part of RTÉ’s upcoming Science Week.
# Disconnected
'It's not social to be on social media': The Irishman moving off-the-grid for a happier life
An RTÉ documentary airing tonight explores how much our digital fingerprint is telling the world about us.
5 nifty science experiments you can do at home with the kids
Weird science.
# sponsored by Science Foundation Ireland
This scientist would happily kick a panda to death... but only to save another species
Poor pandas.
# sponsored by Science Foundation Ireland
'Everything is potentially toxic - even coffee and chocolate'*
*But it’s really really hard to overdose on either.
# Business
Handy or just creepy - how do algorithms influence our buying habits?
We spoke to Mark Brophy from Clever Bug to find out more…
# science week
The science of recovery - how you can get the most out of your body
From diet to hydration, these are they keys to preparing for the next session.
# sponsored by Science Foundation Ireland
What do pandas, coffee and your brain have in common?
Hint: It’s got something to do with Science Week…
# Thirsty Work
This is a really lovely science experiment you can do with your kids
A little food dye, a little water, a little patience – a rainbow-coloured surprise.
# here you go
Science Week: The answers so you can enjoy your Friday night
Have you been taking part in our Brainteaser series? See how many you’ve got right.
# Puzzled
Science Week: A question to tease your brain on a Thursday night
How smart are you?
# brainteaser
Science Week: A question to tease your brain on a Wednesday night
How smart are you?
# brainteaser
Science Week: A question to tease your brain on a Tuesday night
How smart are you?
# Puzzled
Science Week: A question to tease your brain on a Monday night
How smart are you?
# Space
Space man: Astronaut Paolo Nespoli to give talk in Dublin
Nespoli is in Ireland and will give a talk from 12pm – 1pm tomorrow at the Little Museum of Dublin. What would you like to ask him?
# science week
Freeze water in an instant... and more Science Week magic*
(*it’s not magic, it’s science)