Wednesday February 25, 2015
Scientists say they have discovered a black hole so big that it challenges the theory about how they grow.
Friday February 06, 2015
The first stars twinkled into life 100 million years later than was previously thought, new research suggests.
Wednesday January 21, 2015
Scientists say a sophisticated form of X-ray technology has enabled them to decipher the contents of hundreds of papyrus scrolls that were turned into charcoal in the eruption of Italy's Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.
Thursday November 27, 2014
Wet washing dried indoors can pose a serious health threat for people with weakened immune systems or severe asthma, doctors have warned.
Thursday November 20, 2014
A heating and plumbing contractor has been found not guilty of the manslaughter of a woman who died from carbon monoxide poisoning.
Monday November 10, 2014
On Wednesday, mankind will hopefully achieve another first in space exploration and scientific endeavour, by dropping a small dishwasher sized probe onto a comet located 500 million kilometres away from Earth.
Friday October 24, 2014
The Finance Bill has changed the tax rules in relation to Approved Retirement Funds (ARFs), the structures into which many people move their defined contribution pensions on retirement.
Tuesday October 21, 2014
There were numerous footwear prints in blood found in the Co Kerry house where the bodies of Jolanta Lubiene and her daughter Enrika were discovered in June 2013, a trial has been told.
Thursday September 25, 2014
This video, taken by European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst, shows the view from space in under one minute.
Wednesday September 17, 2014
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has a very rare and aggressive type of cancerous tumour, his doctor said, adding he would start chemotherapy treatment within days.