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This six-part award winning series returns, with Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin, Jonathan McCrea and Kathriona Devereux showcasing the Irish science behind aspects of modern life, from virtual reality to Botox and aliens to the Internet of cows.
We live in a country with a rapidly ageing population yet we're still obsessed with holding on to our youth. In the first episode of the new series we look at some of the new ways in which Irish science is trying to help us stay young.
Reliance on fossil fuels is over. We have entered an era of smarter, greener, more connected living and Ireland's smart grid is absolutely key to the homes, transport and communications networks of the future!
Invasive species are a threat to the planet's environment and biodiversity, wreaking havoc on a country's native flora and fauna, so what is Irish Science doing to stop the aliens invading Ireland?
Ireland is famous for its food and drink, from dairy produce to beef and of course a good old pint of the black stuff, but how much do we really know about what makes Irish food so special?
This week we look at some of the advances in science and technology which are helping us to limit, prevent or recover from injury, and improve our general performance… but also find out what can happen when we push things a little too far…
From entertainment to tourism to sex, 2016 is the year virtual reality has finally broken into the mainstream. But could it also be the future of healthcare and even used to validate or question historical testimony? Jonathan, Aoibhinn and Kathriona put on their headsets and journey into the virtual world…
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