Survival Guide

Does Facebook Turn a Blind Eye to Hate Speech?

“Sharks need to eat too” said Facebook user, Megan, under an article detailing the jump in the number of migrant drownings and deaths on their journey to the EU. “Shout it loud, I’m

Are we so reliant on technology that we can't see its faults or pitfalls?

In June, the retail giant Dixons Carphone revealed that 5.9 million customer bank card details and 1.2 million personal data records had been hacked. It is relevant to bring this up again as Blackhat

Ireland Experiences Wettest Decade On Record

Researchers at Maynooth University have found that the Irish climate is at its wettest in over 300 years. Analysis of historical rainfall statistics lead to the conclusion that in the decade from

RCSI Researchers Create New Model To Identify Chemotherapy Success

Researchers at the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland say that they have developed a mathematical model which could help identify if chemotherapy will work on individual patient’s cancers. The model

Facebook Is Becoming A Threat To Global Democracy

The fall of western democracy is often pictured as an apocalyptic event of nuclear destruction, a military power grab by a malevolent tyrant or a willing majority opting for autocratic rule. These

NUIG Researchers Developing Artificial Skin

Researchers at NUI Galway, in association with various other bodies around Europe, are working on developing a new type of artificial skin graft to help those suffering from serious burns or wounds.