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Olm my goodness!

Truly, olms have all the making of a vicious predator. In their cave habitats, they are at the top of the food chain. They are the largest cave-dwelling vertebrates in Europe, have exceptional hearing, devour their prey whole, enjoy eternal…

Water On Mars: So What Now?

The announcement this week of finding running water on the Martian surface was big news, your Facebook and Twitter feeds were filled with the revelation and people rushed to find the closet Airbnb next to the picturesque rivers of the Red…

Dumb Bins to Smart Cities

The problem with the phrase Smart Cities is that it makes the rest of us sound dumb complained one of the speakers at the Pint of Science Smart Cities night. In fact, the audience were told that Ireland’s agriculture industry is as high…