Saturday September 05, 2015
The Japanese government has lifted the evacuation order for the first town near the crippled Fukushima reactors, more than four years after ordering mass re-locations near the tsunami-wrecked nuclear plant.
Monday August 10, 2015
Astronauts living at the International Space Station have taken their first bites of space-grown lettuce, in what scientists described as another step toward enabling human missions to Mars.
Wednesday August 05, 2015
Scientists have released an image of an unusual blue bubble in space that is the "ghost" of a star.
Thursday July 16, 2015
A high-tech hotel in Japan, staffed entirely by robots, has been officially opened.
Friday June 05, 2015
A man whose cancer left him with severe damage to the top of the head has received what his doctors in Houston describe as the first skull and scalp transplant, the MD Anderson Cancer Center said last night.
Thursday September 25, 2014
This video, taken by European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst, shows the view from space in under one minute.
Friday December 08, 2006
A roundup from today's national and international newspapers
Monday December 04, 2006
The Russian Foreign Minister has said the death in London by radiation poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko was worsening relations between his government and Britain.
Saturday December 02, 2006
No radiation has been found at Irish sites visited by Russian politician Yegor Gaidar, who fell mysteriously ill last week.
Friday December 01, 2006
Tests for the presence of lethal radiation levels at NUI Maynooth and the Connolly Hospital in Blanchardstown in Dublin have shown negative results.