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New ideas and insights about the world around us. From RTÉ in co-operation with Irish universities and the Irish Research Council.

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New ideas and insights about the world around us. From RTÉ in co-operation with Irish universities and the Irish Research Council.

    Why have petrol prices fallen at the pumps? | RTÉ Brainstorm

    Why have petrol prices fallen at the pumps? | RTÉ Brainstorm

    It's down to a bitter price war between the world's biggest oil producing nations rather than the coronavirus outbreak

    • 5 min
    How Netflix changed what we watch on our screens | RTÉ Brainstorm

    How Netflix changed what we watch on our screens | RTÉ Brainstorm

    Netflix has revolutionised film and television viewing but its distribution model and system of recommendations bear closer scrutiny.

    • 12 min
    Coronavirus: Living through history - Documenting 2020's pandemic

    Coronavirus: Living through history - Documenting 2020's pandemic

    What should we be observing, recording, noting and collecting in the coming weeks which will be of help to future historians?

    • 5 min
    Coronavirus: 5 tips to mind your mental health during the lockdown

    Coronavirus: 5 tips to mind your mental health during the lockdown

    How to deal with such unprecedented events as self-isolation, social distancing and a national lockdown

    • 5 min
    Coronavirus: How to keep yourself and your kids active during the lockdown | Brainstorm

    Coronavirus: How to keep yourself and your kids active during the lockdown | Brainstorm

    Some tips on how to keep yourself and your kids moving while maintaining a social distance during the coronavirus lockdown

    • 6 min
    Coronavirus: Debunking the myths about food | Brainstorm

    Coronavirus: Debunking the myths about food | Brainstorm

    There's no specific food guaranteed to protect you from the coronavirus so general healthy eating guidelines are the best advice for now

    • 5 min

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