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"The Science Squad", showcasing the latest Irish scientific research...
...and making the vital connection with the people it directly affects.
Meet the presenters... Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin, Kathriona Devereux and Jonathan McCrea
Fergus McAuliffe returns in his weekly slot to bring us more "Weird Science"
Check out what we're featuring in the third series...


Series 3 starts Monday 27th October, 8.30pm on RTE One!

This year, Aoibhinn travels to Uganda to find out about an Irish-led water purification project which could save the lives of millions, Kathriona investigates potentially lifesaving diagnostics for pregnant woman which is being pioneered in Cork, and Jonathan meets the scientists who are planning a one-way trip to Mars!

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Series 3 Episode 6 : 8.30pm, RTE One, Monday 1st December 2014

RTE One 8.30PM, Monday, December 01, 2014

Aoibhinn puts on her beekeeper’s hat to see what science is doing to protect our endangered bee population, Jonathan investigates a little-known genetic disorder that affects over 400,000 people in Ireland, and Kathriona finds out how her gut bacteria compares to the elite athletes of the Irish rugby team!

Series 3 Episode 5 : 8.30pm, RTE One, Monday 24th November 2014

RTE One 8.30PM, Monday, November 24, 2014

Kathriona looks at the phenomenal developments in stem cell research in Galway and finds out how researchers can now re-programme adult stem cells backwards to enable them to act like embryonic stem cells, Aoibhinn is in Cork to find out about a new light and compact portable Xray system that is set to replace technology that has barely changed in the last hundred years, and Jonathan goes on a first date with a robot!

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