Scientists transplant Bionic Heart in sheep, hope for human trials
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Scientists transplant Bionic Heart in sheep, hope for human trials

By Elaine Ford and staff Medical and engineering specialists say they are on the cusp…

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McDonald’s won’t use human antibiotics and hormones in chickens anymore
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McDonald’s won’t use human antibiotics and hormones in chickens anymore

McDonald’s has announced it will gradually stop selling chicken treated with antibiotics across its European…

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Pumped-up bananas to feed the hungry
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Pumped-up bananas to feed the hungry

VITAMIN A deficiency is responsible for the death of an estimated 600,000 to 2.5 million…

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Cancer detector in palm of every hand
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Cancer detector in palm of every hand

NEW technology could soon change the way people monitor their skin for signs of cancer. Scientists…

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Artificial heart that skips the beat
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Artificial heart that skips the beat

About 11 million people suffer from heart disease worldwide. Few families have not been touched…

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Bio-fabrication: 3D printing of body parts
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Bio-fabrication: 3D printing of body parts

“Gentlemen, we can rebuild him. We have the technology’’. That famous line was used to…

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Student invents tube feeding system
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Student invents tube feeding system

A 22 year old Cork University student has won the prestigious James Dyson Award for…

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