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Mayo All-Ireland drama helps inspire award winning Young Scientist gumshield entry
Three students at St Gerald’s College in Castlebar were awarded third place overall for their sports related entry.
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"Everyone has worked so hard" - why teens love the Young Scientist exhibition
The BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition comes to a close on Saturday. Here’s why teens love it.
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You might think twice before using wet wipes again...
A Cork student has found that the wipes don’t dissolve in water – even after 17 months.
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Why do we laugh at people in pain?
We laugh as people break legs, arms and worse – and a student has some suggestions why.
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Can non-Irish-speaking parents help their gaelscoil children with homework?
Plus, does playing music in the milking parlour influence the quality and amount of millk that cows produce?
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Was Beethoven inspired by birdsong?
A project by a Carrick on Shannon student shows that the classical maestro may have taken much inspiration from nature.
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Students invent device to prevent mastitis in cows
The three Limerick students looked at how pressure during milking can lead to mastitis.
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Which gets mouldier quicker: brown or white bread?
Brown bread is more nutritious, while white bread is more processed.
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A rubber band, metal links and gravity... a new way to apply eyedrops
A ‘directed eyedropper’ was invented by Limerick students Shannon Naughton, Sarah O’Grady and Aoife Larkin.
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Teens discover whether obesity awareness affects young people's food choices
The project was part of the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition in the RDS this week.
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Frozen windscreen? This could be the solution
The device pumps warm water onto the windscreen to prevent ice from forming.
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This is what your bones look like if you have osteoporosis
Vitamin D and calcium are essential to prevent osteoporosis, as this student found.
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How to trick algae to save the planet
Plus – why the Hen Harrier bird needs to be saved.
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Students invent 'Bike Radar' to help prevent cyclists getting knocked down
Three students from Cork invented the device, which detects vehicles within 10 feet of a bike.
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How clean are Irish apples? This student put it to the test
A Limerick student looked at organic and non-organic apples for a BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition project.
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Here's why you can't feed hens any food you want
A student from Askeaton, and an owner of 10 hens himself, set out to find out if what you feed hens does matter.
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Here's why spaghetti always breaks into three parts*
*sometimes, it breaks into two – but it’s usually three, as these students found out.
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Are redheads more flexible than other people?
A project from a young Galway student at the BT Young Scientist and Technology exhibition set out to discover the truth…
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Meet Ireland's bright sparks at the BT Young Scientist & Technology exhibition spoke to some of the talented teenagers behind the incredible ideas and projects.