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Almost everyone would accept an organ if they were offered one – yet only 57 per cent of families consent to the donation of their loved one’s organs. Why the selfishness?
Nasa is funding the development of printed food with an eye on the long-haul, long-stay space missions of the future
One of the first people to launch a legal action against News International over phone hacking has donated a kidney to a journalist she met while he was covering the case.
Italy 22 Ireland 15: Azzurri fire World Cup warning to yesterday's losers Ireland and their earlier victims, France
Tomorrow's match with Italy could be his last Six Nations match
Ireland announce team for Saturday's match in Rome
The 29-year-old succeeded Brian O'Driscoll as skipper
NHS staff responsible for the “terrible” care of patients at Stafford Hospital could face prosecution for wilful neglect or manslaughter, the head of the inquiry into failings of care suggested today.
Ireland were beaten 12-6 by England in Dublin
Trekkies on Reddit face divided loyalties as William Shatner, former captain of the SS Enterprise, has cast judgement on the popular forum, claiming it fosters bigotry and racism.
With his future tied to Ireland's fate in this Six Nations, coach Declan Kidney has stuck with his strongest hand for the potential Grand Slam decider with England on Sunday.
There can be no doubt that Sir John Gurdon deserves the greatest accolade in science. As a graduate student in Oxford in the late 1950s he showed that every cell of the body carries all the necessary genes for making an entire individual.
Ireland coach Declan Kidney has named his strongest possible team for the third Test against a New Zealand team weakened by the loss of Dan Carter.