New ideas and insights about the world around us. From RTÉ in co-operation with Irish universities and the Irish Research Council.
All you need to know about basic income
There's a lot of talk at present around basic incomes so is it time to introduce the concept to Ireland? By Joe Whelan, UCC.
Why do we have godparents?
While there's no mention of godparents in the Bible, parents choose godfathers and godmothers for their children for many reasons. By Bernadette Sweetman, DCU
6 signs that you need a digital detox
There are many benefits to a digital detox so how do you know if you need one? By Noel Carroll, NUI Galway.
Cooking the books: the recipe for a successful cookbook
As the huge growth in cookbook publishing shows, what we eat and cook has become an indicator of lifestyle and identity
Why do British people know so little about Ireland?
From politics to academia, ignorance in British society about Ireland has profound implications for relations between the two nations
What makes a great horror movie so scary?
Halloween is a great time watch a scary movie, but what's the science behind why we keep watching even when it scares us?