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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford diagnosed with rare and aggressive cancer
Ford had been admitted to hospital last week.
Google wants to test drones that could bring internet access to remote areas
The company is looking for permission to test out drones in New Mexico for 180 days as it tries to bring internet access to the world.
Test results expected in suspected Ebola case
The body of a man, who had recently travelled to part of Africa where Ebola has hit, was discovered yesterday morning.
Russia violated arms treaty by testing cruise missile, says US
Tension is already high between the two countries due to the crisis in Ukraine.
Argentina missing big-name European-based stars for visit of Ireland
Los Pumas’ head coach Daniel Hourcade has named a squad of mainly domestic-based players to face Joe Schmidt’s side.
Dún Laoghaire-based firm providing the Genetic Performance edge
Joesph Dalton explains how his company’s DNA tests can help clubs and athletes at all levels to train smarter.
New 'phenomenal' treatment uses patient's immune system to kill leukaemia
The treatment was found to work in 88 percent of patients, say the New York scientists undertaking the project.
Women encouraged to avail of free smear tests in 2014
European Cervical Cancer Prevention Week takes place from January 19 to 25.
Ian Paisley admitted to hospital for tests
The former DUP leader was admitted to hospital yesterday for necessary tests.
Sun, sand, surf and radiation in the shadow of Fukushima
As news broke this week of toxic water leaking from the plant, surfers say they are worried – but not enough to stay out of the waves there.
Spinal fluid test could give early diagnosis of Parkinson's disease
The first signs of having the disease include body tremors, but this new test could give a diagnosis before symptoms present.
16 awful exam answers to comfort even the worst Leaving Cert performer
You couldn’t have answered as badly as these people.
17 of the best incorrect exam answers of all time
It’s good but it’s not right.
EU horsemeat tests put Ireland in the clear
All beef samples tested negative for horse DNA though one horse carcase was found to have traces of bute and is now under investigation.
European Commission expected to publish horsemeat test results today
The results were to be submitted to the commission by yesterday, 15 April, and are expected to be published today.
Video: How does the food safety inspection process work in Ireland?
There are around 50,000 food points of sale in the country with just 300 inspectors to ensure that they meet food safety standards.
Second set of horsemeat tests published by FSAI
The results showed the presence of horsemeat in two products that had already been withdrawn from the market.
Birds Eye says products containing horse DNA came from Ireland
The company says it has carried out an investigation into all its beef products after some had to be withdrawn in February after horse DNA tests proved positive.
Traces of horsemeat DNA found in Polish beef
DNA was found in three samples out of 121 tested, the country’s deputy national veterinarian said.
More positive results from tests at Monaghan gold mine site
Results mean that processing of the gold should go more smoothly.
Guinness Series: Heaslip ready to mix it with the 'big boys' from South Africa
‘Make no bones about it, they’re big boys and they come at you hard,” declared the Leinster forward.
Super-sensitive test lets doctors see disease without microscope
The new test uses nano-particles to spot markers for cancer or the AIDS virus in human blood serum using the naked eye.
'We're happy with our attack and defence,' Kidney says after bolstering backroom
Anthony Foley and Greg Feek have been recalled to the setup, but the existing coaches insist the changes will be minor.
Tankers in place as Dublin water disruption continues
Homes and businesses in a north Dublin area have been advised not to drink their water pending further tests.
Pyrite bill to be introduced next week
The new bill would give homeowners more time to bring a case about pyrite in their homes to court.
Summer Tour Diary: Five month break for the Irish rugby team but who will be back?
Ireland will be boosted by the return of the likes of Tommy Bowe and Paul O’Connell but others look to have played their last Test match.
Is there food on Mars?
A group of six people will take part in a simulated mission to Mars next year – on the Big Island of Hawaii. Their mission? Report back on the food astronauts eat in space.
HSE to investigate services after inaccurate Legionella tests
Healthy Buildings International issued certificates for Legionella testing at a Co Antrim leisure centre that were found to be inaccurate – the HSE has used the company’s services and has launched an investigation.
Dieting forces the brain to eat itself - report
It’s emerged that in order to conserve energy, the body’s starvation mode kicks in and brain cells eat themselves, like other parts of the body.