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Alcohol consumption by fathers could lead to fetal alcohol syndrome

Laura Lynott | Irish Independent | 
Fathers-to-be have been warned to avoid alcohol or risk affecting the health and well-being of their unborn child. Paternal alcohol ...

Survey of European attitudes on GMO milk suggests opposition softening

Irish Independent | 
Public perceptions about genetically modified (GM) food products is shifting from wariness to a more positive attitude as I discovered ...

Are brains gendered, genetically?

Ian Douglas | Irish Independent | 
Are boys and girls fundamentally different? Is pink for girls and blue for boys? Is there truth in the insinuation ...

Is this the start of a GM future for Irish farming?

Michael Kelly | Irish Independent | 
In July 2012, the Environmental Protection Agency gave Teagasc permission to start a controversial, three-year, field-based research study of a genetically modified ...

Childhood obesity ‘linked to genetic mutations’

Irish Independent | 
The following is an excerpt.  The rise in the number of overweight children may be as much to do with ...

Tastier beef by genetic design

Caitriona Murphy | Irish Independent | 
New research to examine the link between genetics and health and meat-eating quality has just begun at the Tully research ...
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