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Amazon, Microsoft and Intel may be putting world at risk through killer robot developments, study says
# Study
# Study

Amazon, Microsoft and Intel may be putting world at risk through killer robot developments, study says

Aug 22nd 2019, 10:54 AM 24,632 Views 30 Comments

The report surveyed major players from the tech sector about their stance on lethal autonomous weapons.

Microplastics found in Arctic and Alps after being carried by wind and snow, scientists warn
# Microplastics
# Microplastics

Microplastics found in Arctic and Alps after being carried by wind and snow, scientists warn

Aug 15th 2019, 5:43 PM 10,566 Views 17 Comments

The researchers have called for urgent research to assess the health risks of inhalation.

Three cups of coffee a day increases your chances of a migraine, according to new research
# Caffeine
# Caffeine

Three cups of coffee a day increases your chances of a migraine, according to new research

Aug 8th 2019, 6:20 AM 15,197 Views 15 Comments

One to two caffeinated drinks were reported to have no impact on migraine odds but any more than that increased the likelihood of one occurring.

Researchers call for Irish families to take part in study of controversial weedkiller
# Glyphosate
# Glyphosate

Researchers call for Irish families to take part in study of controversial weedkiller

Jul 27th 2019, 9:00 AM 24,598 Views 44 Comments

The Austrian government recently banned glyphosate products over fears that it could cause cancer.

Climate change happening faster than many animals can adapt, study finds
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Climate change happening faster than many animals can adapt, study finds

Jul 23rd 2019, 4:00 PM 14,974 Views 76 Comments

Meanwhile, Health Minister Simon Harris has launched a public consultation on the impact of climate change on the health sector.

First scientific review of menstrual cups finds they're safe - and leak the same as other sanitary products
# Period Poverty
# Period Poverty

First scientific review of menstrual cups finds they're safe - and leak the same as other sanitary products

Jul 17th 2019, 6:30 AM 50,210 Views 35 Comments

Results from 13 studies suggest that 70% of women wanted to continue using menstrual cups once they knew how to use them.

Ireland has third highest weekly hours of 'unpaid work' across EU
# Report
# Report

Ireland has third highest weekly hours of 'unpaid work' across EU

Jul 9th 2019, 1:16 PM 19,601 Views 38 Comments

A new report found Irish adults spend an average of 16 hours per week caring and 14.5 hours on housework.

Chronic depression: Young people in Ireland worst affected compared to European counterparts
# Depression
# Depression

Chronic depression: Young people in Ireland worst affected compared to European counterparts

Jul 5th 2019, 8:57 AM 16,671 Views 92 Comments

Data for 2014 shows that 4% of Europeans aged 15-24 were chronically depressed.

Arm function restored to paralysed patients as part of groundbreaking Australian study
# Nerve Transfer
# Nerve Transfer

Arm function restored to paralysed patients as part of groundbreaking Australian study

Jul 5th 2019, 8:16 AM 12,485 Views 9 Comments

Two years after the procedure, most participants were able to feed themselves, use tools and handle electronic devices.

Brain disease found in two Australian rugby league players
# Study
From The42
# Study

Brain disease found in two Australian rugby league players

Jun 27th 2019, 12:14 PM 26,937 Views 12 Comments

They said the unnamed subjects were both middle-aged former professionals.

Dogs may have evolved 'puppy dog eyes' to communicate with humans
# Masters Of Manipulation
# Masters Of Manipulation

Dogs may have evolved 'puppy dog eyes' to communicate with humans

Jun 18th 2019, 8:18 AM 15,951 Views 26 Comments

It turns out dogs have evolved human-like eyebrow muscles.

Fast-food kids' meals have less energy, fat, and salt than full-service restaurants - study
# Food For Thought
# Food For Thought

Fast-food kids' meals have less energy, fat, and salt than full-service restaurants - study

Jun 12th 2019, 10:21 AM 15,943 Views 37 Comments

Meal deal options, although cheaper, can exceed dietary recommendations when compared to a single kid’s main course.

Over 500 plant species became extinct in the past 250 years, new study finds
# Nature
# Nature

Over 500 plant species became extinct in the past 250 years, new study finds

Jun 11th 2019, 10:37 AM 7,909 Views 11 Comments

A new study has found that plant extinction is occurring up to 500 times faster than ‘natural’ rates.

What is the world drinking? New data reveals which types of drink are popular around the world
# World's Cup
# World's Cup

What is the world drinking? New data reveals which types of drink are popular around the world

Jun 9th 2019, 8:15 AM 43,024 Views 20 Comments

The research is one of the most thorough studies on beverage consumption ever conducted.

A bee can process numbers in the same way that a human does
# Study
# Study

A bee can process numbers in the same way that a human does

Jun 5th 2019, 6:20 AM 12,266 Views 16 Comments

Previous studies have shown other animals have similar cognitive functions to humans.

HSE to spend up to €60k on abortion in Ireland research study
# Abortion
# Abortion

HSE to spend up to €60k on abortion in Ireland research study

May 21st 2019, 3:27 PM 6,480 Views 5 Comments

Abortion services were introduced in Ireland earlier this year.

Countries that help working class students get into university have happier citizens
# Research
# Research

Countries that help working class students get into university have happier citizens

Apr 7th 2019, 10:30 AM 9,876 Views 12 Comments

That’s according to a study published in the British Journal of Sociology of Education

Drinking a bottle of wine a week carries the same cancer risk as smoking 5-10 cigarettes, study finds
# Tipple
# Tipple

Drinking a bottle of wine a week carries the same cancer risk as smoking 5-10 cigarettes, study finds

Mar 28th 2019, 11:41 AM 23,879 Views 56 Comments

The researchers said even moderate drinking increases the risk of developing cancer in your lifetime.

Here's how various post-Brexit scenarios could impact the Irish economy
# Deal Or No Deal
# Deal Or No Deal

Here's how various post-Brexit scenarios could impact the Irish economy

Mar 26th 2019, 12:05 AM 30,724 Views 32 Comments

A new ESRI and Department of Finance report has examined what could happen in various scenarios.

This video game training device is helping stroke survivors regain arm movement
# Video Games
# Video Games

This video game training device is helping stroke survivors regain arm movement

Mar 24th 2019, 9:30 AM 7,252 Views 1 Comment

Most of the 32 study participants experienced increased arm mobility and reduced arm stiffness after using the game.

Teen vapers are more likely to use sweet-flavoured e-cigarettes than adult vapers, study finds
# Vaping
# Vaping

Teen vapers are more likely to use sweet-flavoured e-cigarettes than adult vapers, study finds

Mar 18th 2019, 11:00 AM 13,836 Views 55 Comments

The US Food and Drug Administration has declared youth e-cigarette use as an epidemic in the country.

Upscaling rollout of HPV vaccine could 'eliminate' cervical cancer in some countries, study finds
# Cervical Cancer
# Cervical Cancer

Upscaling rollout of HPV vaccine could 'eliminate' cervical cancer in some countries, study finds

Feb 20th 2019, 7:06 AM 6,161 Views 10 Comments

The disease claims the lives of more than 300,000 women every year.

Millennials still recognise songs from music's 1960s-90s golden age, study finds
# Music Knowledge
# Music Knowledge

Millennials still recognise songs from music's 1960s-90s golden age, study finds

Feb 10th 2019, 7:00 PM 18,322 Views 39 Comments

By contrast, their recognition of musical hits from 2000 to 2015 diminishes rapidly over time.

Bees have brains that can figure out basic maths, new study finds
# Buzz Buzz
# Buzz Buzz

Bees have brains that can figure out basic maths, new study finds

Feb 9th 2019, 10:45 AM 13,860 Views 24 Comments

The researchers built on their previous finding that honeybees can understand the concept of zero.

Wine before beer, or beer before wine? Either way, you'll be hungover - study
# Remedies
# Remedies

Wine before beer, or beer before wine? Either way, you'll be hungover - study

Feb 8th 2019, 7:32 AM 17,190 Views 33 Comments

“The only reliable way of predicting how miserable you’ll feel the next day is by how drunk you feel and whether you are sick.”

Better forecasts may be possible with new research on extreme rainfall patterns
# Study
# Study

Better forecasts may be possible with new research on extreme rainfall patterns

Feb 2nd 2019, 9:30 AM 8,644 Views 10 Comments

The new research has revealed that there are larger-scale global patterns to extreme rainfall events.

How and why the brain decides whether to hold 'em or fold 'em
# Research
# Research

How and why the brain decides whether to hold 'em or fold 'em

Jan 12th 2019, 9:30 AM 10,536 Views 11 Comments

A team of researchers are John Hopkins University has found out why the brain makes high-risk decisions.

Young teenagers' privacy at risk and left vulnerable on Yubo app - DCU study
# Social Media
# Social Media

Young teenagers' privacy at risk and left vulnerable on Yubo app - DCU study

Jan 11th 2019, 6:01 AM 10,481 Views 3 Comments

Fifteen-year-olds are the most prevalent users of Yubo, representing almost one-third of the overall sample.

Researches reveal how the brain tells you to scratch an itch
# Itchy And Scratchy
# Itchy And Scratchy

Researches reveal how the brain tells you to scratch an itch

Jan 6th 2019, 8:00 PM 20,517 Views 11 Comments

The itch-scratching cycle can significantly impair quality of life and lead to serious skin and tissue damage.

Guide suggests not enough evidence that screen time is harmful to children's health
# Study
# Study

Guide suggests not enough evidence that screen time is harmful to children's health

Jan 4th 2019, 9:58 AM 11,354 Views 20 Comments

Published by the RCPCH the guide consulted 109 children and young people across the UK.

Removing sweets from supermarket checkouts linked to fall in unhealthy snack purchases
# Research
# Research

Removing sweets from supermarket checkouts linked to fall in unhealthy snack purchases

Dec 23rd 2018, 7:45 AM 6,491 Views 11 Comments

That’s according to a study published in the Plos Medicine journal this week.

Brainwaves suppress obvious ideas to help us think more creatively, study finds
# Research
# Research

Brainwaves suppress obvious ideas to help us think more creatively, study finds

Dec 16th 2018, 8:00 AM 6,390 Views 0 Comments

Creativity requires humans to break away from more common and easily reached ideas.

There's a higher risk of having a heart attack on Christmas Eve - study
# British Medical Journal
# British Medical Journal

There's a higher risk of having a heart attack on Christmas Eve - study

Dec 13th 2018, 6:05 PM 15,792 Views 18 Comments

The risk is also higher during New Years’ Day and Midsummer holidays, and on Monday mornings.

This ancient strain of plague may have aided in wipeout of Neolithic Europeans
# Plague
# Plague

This ancient strain of plague may have aided in wipeout of Neolithic Europeans

Dec 9th 2018, 7:00 AM 39,012 Views 4 Comments

New research suggests that plague may have been spread among Neolithic European settlements by traders.

Too much sleep linked to increased risk of death and heart disease - study
# European Heart Journal
# European Heart Journal

Too much sleep linked to increased risk of death and heart disease - study

Dec 5th 2018, 2:40 PM 31,555 Views 25 Comments

The recommended amount of sleep is about six to eight hours a day.

New report details surge in activity from far-right Twitter accounts during Mediterranean crisis
# Refugees
# Refugees

New report details surge in activity from far-right Twitter accounts during Mediterranean crisis

Dec 5th 2018, 6:05 AM 8,738 Views 31 Comments

Dublin City University analysed almost 7.5 million tweets during the period October 2015- May 2016.

Thyroid cancer impact on children and teens following Fukushima nuclear accident
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# Study

Thyroid cancer impact on children and teens following Fukushima nuclear accident

Dec 1st 2018, 9:00 AM 16,154 Views 27 Comments

More than 3,600 people died from causes such as illness and suicide linked to the aftermath of the tragedy.

Suicide: Concerns that Netflix show 13 Reasons Why could lead to 'copycat cases'
# New Research
# New Research

Suicide: Concerns that Netflix show 13 Reasons Why could lead to 'copycat cases'

Nov 21st 2018, 6:10 AM 22,050 Views 23 Comments

The popular Netflix drama has proven controversial, with research around the world ongoing.

Antidepressant prescriptions increased after Brexit vote
# England
# England

Antidepressant prescriptions increased after Brexit vote

Nov 20th 2018, 11:35 PM 9,270 Views 21 Comments

The UK voted to leave the EU on 23 June 2016.

MDMA makes you more likely to cooperate, but only with trustworthy people - study
# MDMA
# MDMA

MDMA makes you more likely to cooperate, but only with trustworthy people - study

Nov 19th 2018, 9:38 PM 16,856 Views 23 Comments

The team behind the study said their findings could help the treatment of psychiatric conditions such as PTSD.