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FameLab: Sparking a new generation of science communicators

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 16:44

The search is on for the new voices of science communication! We're hosting heats for FameLab, the world’s biggest competition to discover new talent to engage the public in science, engineering, technology and maths.  If you’re currently working in science, technology, engineering, or maths...

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Battlefield Blood: The Red Elixir?

Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 15:51

What with the current ‘hyperbola’ or 'ebolanoia' sweeping the globe, is blood set to pack a sucker-punch to our West-African foe?  ______________________________ The sucker-punch I’m referring to is a seldom-wielded move, much like a low-kick in Tekken in many regards, little employed but...

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Young Blood: The Red Elixir?

Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 15:04

In recent months blood has been receiving a lot of attention, and not in its usual mottled light. ​________ A study published in April of 2014 in the journal Nature Medicine, showed that if you give an old mouse young mouse’s blood, the young blood seemed to revitalise the older mouse’s ailing...

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Transcript of Panti's TEDxDublin talk

Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 23:21

Hi. I am 45 years old - I know, I look amazing. Thank you. I am 45 years old, and I have never once unselfconsciously held hands with a lover in public. I am 45 years old, and i have never once casually, comfortably, carelessly held hands with a partner in public. I don’t know how many of you...

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Are you a lifelogger? We want to take a picture of you

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 12:41

On 14th February our exhibition around the theme of lifelogging, personal sensing and the future of this technology goes live. LIFELOGGING LAB will be an immersive space where visitors will explore one of the remaining frontiers of data science: themselves  One of the artists involved in...

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‘Christmas Swim Anyone?’ - The Science behind the Cold

Monday, December 22, 2014 - 15:19

Feeling chilly? Sure it's good for ya! This year know what you're in for with the Christmas Swim... ____________________ On the lead up to Christmas Day there are always a few ideas that make their way around the dinner table and more often than not are discarded in the bin with a derisive laugh....

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We made €500 for Autism Ireland at our Christmas Jumper Make Night!

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 16:43

We made €500 for Autism Ireland at our Christmas Jumper Make Night! Every year without fail, the best Christmas jumpers are designed right here in Science Gallery Dublin at our Christmas Jumper Make Night. Actual rocket scientist (no, really) David McKeown assembled another festive troupe of...

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Let us help you with your Christmas shopping woe-ho-hos

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 15:08

Are you tearing your hair out trying to think of a gift for a scientific son, design mad daughter, knowledgeable niece, nerdy nephew, playful partner, fact-finding father, fascinated friend, scientific step-granny, maker mum, gifted godchild or geeky grandchild? We have a shop full of potential...

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Your blood could help cure Motor Neurone Disease

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 15:37

YOUR BLOOD COULD HELP CURE MOTOR NEURONE DISEASE Motor Neurone Disease (MND) is a neuromuscular condition that attacks the nerves in the spinal cord and brain. This means nerve signals stop reaching the muscles, affecting how you walk, speak, eat and breath. 1 Irish person person dies from MND...

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First Up: Creative entrepreneurs on breaking through

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 10:52

First Up: Creative entrepreneurs on breaking through A series of lunchtime talks from the creative minds at the forefront of Irish culture, science and the arts. The unique individuals in the First Up series believed in an idea and did everything possible to make that idea work. They invested in...

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