From soaring into outer space to shattering stereotypes down on Earth, we give you the top 10 sci-tech stories of the week.
Set to take place on Monday 21 August, the solar eclipse might be a bit underwhelming for Irish viewers in comparison to our US counterparts. That said, if you head to Mizen Head in Cork, you might just get lucky.
Our planet is about to be reminded just how vulnerable it is, with NASA revealing that we are soon to be passed by an enormous asteroid called Florence.
If ever there was a role model for young girls and women looking to advance in the fields of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), it would be 15-year-old Emirati girl Alia Al Mansoori.
Conductor and composer Eimear Noone faced plenty of adversity in her dream to enter a traditionally male career, but that wasn’t going to stop her.
Siliconrepublic.com editor John Kennedy reflects upon the recent tragic events at Charlottesville and the ongoing diversity scandal at Google, outlining why the cause for diversity has never been more critical.
The simple painkiller is perhaps the most common form of medication across the globe, and now, one has been developed that not only works for longer with a small dose, but could also prevent opioid addiction.
Dr Sue Black spoke about her personal experiences at Inspirefest 2017, explaining how she went from a life full of disruption and chaos, to earning her PhD, being honoured with an OBE, and meeting such celebrities as Queen Elizabeth and Will.i.am.
The appearance of the first animals on Earth was a pivotal moment in our planet’s history, but their origin has remained a complete mystery – until now. New research published by a team from the Australian National University (ANU) appears to have revealed a groundbreaking discovery, quite literally.
As part of our Five-Minute CIO series, we spoke to Dave Anderson, director of technology at Liberty IT, about software development and how we can ensure that it marches in step with real customer needs.
This week on Leaders’ Insights, we spoke to Irene Dehaene, head of corporate affairs at NDRC, about how she keeps things ticking over in Ireland’s vibrant start-up scene.