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Could whiskey-powered cars make gasoline obsolete?October 23, 2017

Cork-born Prof Martin Tangney, president of Celtic Renewables, has developed a method of producing a biofuel from the by-products of whiskey making and the first test-drive for whiskey-powered cars has been completed, writes Christopher McFadden
Bio

A war made me realise that the world needs biomedical engineersOctober 23, 2017

A horrific, life-changing experience during the Iran-Iraq War in 1981 inspired Zahra Moussavi to become a biomedical engineer. Now a professor in the US, she has spent her life applying engineering knowledge and skills to challenging medical problems

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