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#Research

# research - Saturday 9 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Scientists develop 3D printed 'living tattoo' that responds to its surroundings The Future

Scientists develop 3D printed 'living tattoo' that responds to its surroundings

The team has demonstrated its breakthrough by printing a living tattoo onto the skin of people.

From TheJournal.ie Irish research links bacteria to pre-oral cancer growth Dental Research

Irish research links bacteria to pre-oral cancer growth

Further studies are testing whether antibiotics that treat the bacteria might delay the growth’s malignant development.

# research - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Scientists discover that a bone fragment from 343AD 'could belong to Santa' Relic

Scientists discover that a bone fragment from 343AD 'could belong to Santa'

“It is exciting to think that these relics could in fact be genuine.”

# research - Sunday 3 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Why do your ears hang low? New research shows the answer to that question can be very complicated Earlobe

Why do your ears hang low? New research shows the answer to that question can be very complicated

New research gives a glimpse into how different genes interact to produce traits.

From TheJournal.ie Marriage could help reduce the risk of dementia - study Heartwarming

Marriage could help reduce the risk of dementia - study

The widowed were 20% more likely to develop dementia than married people, the meta analysis indicated.

# research - Saturday 2 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie New report reveals bear facts about the Yeti Abominable Snowman

New report reveals bear facts about the Yeti

It turns out that the Yeti, is, in fact, a bear.

# research - Sunday 19 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Motivating alternative': Virtual reality therapy just as effective as regular therapy after stroke Research

'Motivating alternative': Virtual reality therapy just as effective as regular therapy after stroke

That’s according to new research published in the Neurology journal.

# research - Friday 10 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has only recovered by 41% from the recession Are We There Yet

Ireland has only recovered by 41% from the recession

The 2016 Deprivation Index, which is deemed to be a more detailed view of how the economy is performing, was published yesterday.

# research - Sunday 5 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Maternity leave' compensation system could help increase elephant population Laos

'Maternity leave' compensation system could help increase elephant population

New research shows how the increase in elephants’ workloads has affected their reproduction.

From TheJournal.ie Alcohol makes rats more likely to compulsively take cocaine White Lines

Alcohol makes rats more likely to compulsively take cocaine

This is includes continuing to seek cocaine despite receiving a brief electric shock when they did so.

# research - Saturday 4 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Birds may learn new songs in similar way to how children learn new language Singalong

Birds may learn new songs in similar way to how children learn new language

Their strategy also resembles methods used in computer linguistics to compare documents.

From TheJournal.ie Babies born at 35 weeks 'could be at risk of heart diseases when adults' Cardiovascular

Babies born at 35 weeks 'could be at risk of heart diseases when adults'

That’s according to scientists who carried out tests on lambs.

# research - Thursday 2 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie New species of orangutan discovered in Indonesia - but it's already endangered Research

New species of orangutan discovered in Indonesia - but it's already endangered

Until recently, scientists thought there were only two genetically distinct types of orangutan.

# research - Monday 30 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Doctors in Irish hospitals sharing sensitive patient data on Whatsapp Research

Doctors in Irish hospitals sharing sensitive patient data on Whatsapp

A research paper has identified the widespread use of WhatsApp at the University Hospital Limerick.

# research - Sunday 29 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie How finding out when neurons are born could unlock the key to understanding the brain Brain

How finding out when neurons are born could unlock the key to understanding the brain

New prize winning research is helping to reveal how brain is developed.

# research - Thursday 26 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Oberstown: Almost half of children detained in centre at risk of abuse or neglect Study

Oberstown: Almost half of children detained in centre at risk of abuse or neglect

This is according to the a new study into the detainees of the centre.

# research - Friday 20 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Pollution linked to nine million deaths around the world in 2015 (and close to 1,800 of those were in Ireland) The Lancet

Pollution linked to nine million deaths around the world in 2015 (and close to 1,800 of those were in Ireland)

A major study in The Lancet looked at the effect pollution has on countries around the world.

# research - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie One in four Irish employers experienced a workplace dispute last year Research

One in four Irish employers experienced a workplace dispute last year

Disciplinary issues account for the single greatest cause of disputes at 37%.

From TheJournal.ie Whales and dolphins have tight-knit social groups and 'human-like' cultures and societies Research

Whales and dolphins have tight-knit social groups and 'human-like' cultures and societies

The study links the complexity of cetacean culture and behaviour to the size of their brains.

# research - Thursday 12 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Severe' experiments on live animals increased in Ireland last year In The Name Of Science

'Severe' experiments on live animals increased in Ireland last year

Experiments included “inducing cancer in animals… and acute poisoning tests that stop just short of death.”

# research - Sunday 8 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Meteorites splashing into warm ponds could have started life on Earth Dawn Of Life

Meteorites splashing into warm ponds could have started life on Earth

A new study points to the life-giving potential of these “warm little ponds”.

From TheJournal.ie 'People who are mentally ill are less likely to be admitted for cancer treatment' All Ireland Study

'People who are mentally ill are less likely to be admitted for cancer treatment'

A new study examined the palliative care needs on the island of Ireland by surveying hundreds of GPs and psychiatrists.

# research - Thursday 5 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie False widow spiders have invaded Ireland over the past 20 years, but what are the symptoms of a bite? Nui Galway

False widow spiders have invaded Ireland over the past 20 years, but what are the symptoms of a bite?

In 20 years, the false widow spider has invaded Ireland, one NUIG researcher said, with the highest number of them found in Dublin and Cork.

# research - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair drops from top 100 Irish brands list after seating-allocation storm Customer Experience

Ryanair drops from top 100 Irish brands list after seating-allocation storm

Meanwhile, Irish Credit Unions topped the list for the third year in a row.

# research - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Some new fathers fear taking parental leave will hamper their chances of promotion Research

Some new fathers fear taking parental leave will hamper their chances of promotion

28% of people working in technical roles believe fathers may be viewed as less committed to their job if they take full parental leave.

# research - Saturday 23 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Sexual and aggressive impulses overlap in male animal brains, but not in females - study Brain

Sexual and aggressive impulses overlap in male animal brains, but not in females - study

The finding could help develop a drug that would suppress extreme aggression in humans.

# research - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I was told it'd only be for four weeks': Ireland's older people describe life in a nursing home Home

'I was told it'd only be for four weeks': Ireland's older people describe life in a nursing home

A major study has highlighted the need for residents to be more involved in decision-making.

# research - Sunday 10 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Many mislabelled moisturisers are causing problems for skin disorder sufferers Study

Many mislabelled moisturisers are causing problems for skin disorder sufferers

A new study has found that moisturisers marked ‘fragrance free’ and ‘hypoallergenic’ often were not.

# research - Sunday 3 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Does sleeplessness cause ADHD? Scientists think it might play a role Sleep Patterns

Does sleeplessness cause ADHD? Scientists think it might play a role

Around 75% of children and adults with ADHD also have sleep problems.

# research - Saturday 2 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie New pregnancy research could help doctors detect premature births Immune System

New pregnancy research could help doctors detect premature births

The researchers used advanced statistical modelling to examine pregnancy in precise detail.

From TheJournal.ie Volcanic eruptions were the driving force behind an ancient global warming event New Research

Volcanic eruptions were the driving force behind an ancient global warming event

The event that took place 56 million years ago has been investigated by researchers at the University of California.

# research - Sunday 27 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Scientists are using painkiller-addicted fish to develop new treatments for addicts Addiction

Scientists are using painkiller-addicted fish to develop new treatments for addicts

Researchers found the fish were willing to work harder and even enter risky conditions in order to get their fix.

# research - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Islamic State propaganda is facing 'substantial and aggressive disruption' on Twitter Research

Islamic State propaganda is facing 'substantial and aggressive disruption' on Twitter

Researchers found that efforts by Twitter to quickly remove IS postings on the social media platform were having an impact.

# research - Sunday 13 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Most people at risk of fraud or hacking through messaging apps, researchers say Cyber Security

Most people at risk of fraud or hacking through messaging apps, researchers say

Only 14% of people studied were securing their messaging apps properly.

From gutted she couldn't 'be like Sonia' to finding her niche and flying the flag worldwide

Irish high jump record-holder and Olympian Deirdre Ryan spoke to The42 about her own experiences and the importance of sport.

# research - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The colour of your Instagram photos can give a clue about your mood Feeling Blue

The colour of your Instagram photos can give a clue about your mood

“This algorithm can sometimes detect depression before a clinical diagnosis is made.”

# research - Sunday 6 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Deadly heat waves could hit South Asia this century Global Warming

Deadly heat waves could hit South Asia this century

Global warming could lead to uninhabitable temperatures, a study found.

# research - Thursday 3 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Breast cancer patients may be spared debilitating side effects 'by only using radiation on tumour' Major Step Forward

Breast cancer patients may be spared debilitating side effects 'by only using radiation on tumour'

Current best practice sees women given full breast radiotherapy in most cases.

# research - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Trinity scientists believe they have made a breakthrough in treating asthma and eczema Significant Breakthrough

Trinity scientists believe they have made a breakthrough in treating asthma and eczema

Scientists believe their breakthrough could help create new drugs to treat allergic conditions.

# research - Monday 31 July, 2017

Girls who play sport have significantly better body confidence and mental well-being

The new research conducted by Lidl shows that by the age of 13, one in two girls give up sport completely.

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