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# young-sci-2014 - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Mayo All-Ireland drama helps inspire award winning Young Scientist gumshield entry
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Mayo All-Ireland drama helps inspire award winning Young Scientist gumshield entry

Jan 14th 2014, 12:00 PM 14,131 Views 14 Comments

Three students at St Gerald’s College in Castlebar were awarded third place overall for their sports related entry.

# young-sci-2014 - Sunday 12 January, 2014

"Everyone has worked so hard" - why teens love the Young Scientist exhibition
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"Everyone has worked so hard" - why teens love the Young Scientist exhibition

Jan 12th 2014, 7:15 PM 5,827 Views 13 Comments

The BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition comes to a close on Saturday. Here’s why teens love it.

You might think twice before using wet wipes again...
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You might think twice before using wet wipes again...

Jan 12th 2014, 5:00 PM 44,917 Views 54 Comments

A Cork student has found that the wipes don’t dissolve in water – even after 17 months.

Why do we laugh at people in pain?
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Why do we laugh at people in pain?

Jan 12th 2014, 11:30 AM 22,660 Views 34 Comments

We laugh as people break legs, arms and worse – and a student has some suggestions why.

Can non-Irish-speaking parents help their gaelscoil children with homework?
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Can non-Irish-speaking parents help their gaelscoil children with homework?

Jan 12th 2014, 10:15 AM 17,778 Views 195 Comments

Plus, does playing music in the milking parlour influence the quality and amount of millk that cows produce?

Was Beethoven inspired by birdsong?
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Was Beethoven inspired by birdsong?

Jan 12th 2014, 8:45 AM 4,866 Views 9 Comments

A project by a Carrick on Shannon student shows that the classical maestro may have taken much inspiration from nature.

# young-sci-2014 - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Students invent device to prevent mastitis in cows
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Students invent device to prevent mastitis in cows

Jan 11th 2014, 4:30 PM 9,373 Views 19 Comments

The three Limerick students looked at how pressure during milking can lead to mastitis.

Which gets mouldier quicker: brown or white bread?
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Which gets mouldier quicker: brown or white bread?

Jan 11th 2014, 10:15 AM 25,686 Views 44 Comments

Brown bread is more nutritious, while white bread is more processed.

A rubber band, metal links and gravity... a new way to apply eyedrops
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A rubber band, metal links and gravity... a new way to apply eyedrops

Jan 11th 2014, 9:00 AM 8,665 Views 10 Comments

A ‘directed eyedropper’ was invented by Limerick students Shannon Naughton, Sarah O’Grady and Aoife Larkin.

# young-sci-2014 - Friday 10 January, 2014

Teens discover whether obesity awareness affects young people's food choices
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Teens discover whether obesity awareness affects young people's food choices

Jan 10th 2014, 9:30 PM 8,613 Views 6 Comments

The project was part of the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition in the RDS this week.

Frozen windscreen? This could be the solution
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Frozen windscreen? This could be the solution

Jan 10th 2014, 7:03 PM 26,278 Views 38 Comments

The device pumps warm water onto the windscreen to prevent ice from forming.

This is what your bones look like if you have osteoporosis
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This is what your bones look like if you have osteoporosis

Jan 10th 2014, 4:30 PM 15,182 Views 9 Comments

Vitamin D and calcium are essential to prevent osteoporosis, as this student found.

How to trick algae to save the planet
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How to trick algae to save the planet

Jan 10th 2014, 1:33 PM 9,926 Views 20 Comments

Plus – why the Hen Harrier bird needs to be saved.

Students invent 'Bike Radar' to help prevent cyclists getting knocked down
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Students invent 'Bike Radar' to help prevent cyclists getting knocked down

Jan 10th 2014, 11:47 AM 12,112 Views 63 Comments

Three students from Cork invented the device, which detects vehicles within 10 feet of a bike.

How clean are Irish apples? This student put it to the test
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How clean are Irish apples? This student put it to the test

Jan 10th 2014, 9:00 AM 15,433 Views 19 Comments

A Limerick student looked at organic and non-organic apples for a BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition project.

# young-sci-2014 - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Here's why you can't feed hens any food you want
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Here's why you can't feed hens any food you want

Jan 9th 2014, 10:30 PM 16,516 Views 20 Comments

A student from Askeaton, and an owner of 10 hens himself, set out to find out if what you feed hens does matter.

Here's why spaghetti always breaks into three parts*
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Here's why spaghetti always breaks into three parts*

Jan 9th 2014, 5:56 PM 12,068 Views 20 Comments

*sometimes, it breaks into two – but it’s usually three, as these students found out.

Are redheads more flexible than other people?
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Are redheads more flexible than other people?

Jan 9th 2014, 3:54 PM 20,316 Views 39 Comments

A project from a young Galway student at the BT Young Scientist and Technology exhibition set out to discover the truth…

Meet Ireland's bright sparks at the BT Young Scientist & Technology exhibition
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Meet Ireland's bright sparks at the BT Young Scientist & Technology exhibition

Jan 9th 2014, 3:08 PM 7,666 Views 13 Comments

TheJournal.ie spoke to some of the talented teenagers behind the incredible ideas and projects.