Aoibhinn Ni Shuilleabhain, Kathriona Devereux and Jonathan McCrea return to present the second series of “The Science Squad”, and find that Ireland’s researchers are still very much at the top of their game when it comes to international scientific advances!

This year the team investigate important drug developments that could lead to treatments for the potentially deadly medical condition of sepsis, meet the scientists who are sending their next research project to the International Space Station, and take a look into the controversial world of genetic testing.