newgrange

DNA analysis of 5,000-year-old Irish remains reveals an incestuous elite social class

[Researchers found] an adult male buried at the 5,000-year-old Newgrange monument; his DNA revealed that his parents were first-degree relatives, ...
Seed Treatments

‘Severe blow’ to Irish agriculture: Regulators reject farmers’ request to use neonicotinoid insecticides

The failure to grant a derogation for the use of Redigo Deter seed dressing – which contains the neonicotinoid clothianidin ...
GMO Free

Irish scientist calls for reopening GMO debate

Award-winning Irish biochemist Dr. Richard Murphy says it’s time to revisit the debate around the use of genetically modified organisms ...
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Talking Biotech: Why Irish scientist Rosalind Franklin didn’t get the credit she deserved for the discovery of the structure of DNA

Geneticist Mark Lawler: Despite being instrumental in the discovery of DNA’s double-helical structure, Rosalind Franklin died at the age of ...