Tiny 127 million year old fossil sheds light on early birds

The tiny fossil of a prehistoric baby bird is helping scientists at the University of Manchester understand how early avians came into the world...

Cracking the secrets of the World’s smallest monkey

A  team led by the University of Salford have  discovered that the Pygmy Marmoset, the world’s smallest monkey,is not one species but two. Weighing just 100 grams...

Maxine Peake to star in Channel Four’s comedy Bisexual

Greater Manchester's Maxine Peake will star as girlfriend and business partner Sadie as, Iranian-American filmmaker Desiree Akhavan directs and stars in The Bisexual, a painfully funny comedy series...

Bringing an ancient Neolithic tomb to life in augmented reality

State-of-the art technology will help bring an ancient prehistoric tomb to life, thanks to a new research project. Dr Ben Edwards from Manchester Metropolitan University,...

New book by Dave Haslam will be a masterful insider account of the Hacienda,...

Manchester writer and former Hacienda DJ Dave Haslam has announced that he will be publishing a book which will be a memoir of his life...

UK puts forward Jodrell Bank Observatory as 2019 World Heritage nomination

Jodrell Bank Observatory has been chosen as the UK’s nomination for World Heritage site status in 2019, Heritage Minister Michael Ellis announced today. The Observatory,...

Trailblazing environmental DNA project on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal

The environment project run by the Canals and Rivers Trust and  funded by players of People’s Postcode Lottery, is concentrated on a five mile...

Manchester’s Arndale celebrates the City with new murals

Manchester is well-known for its amazing, Instagram-worthy pieces of street art, and now shoppers at Manchester Arndale can snap two new giant murals dedicated to...

Manchester scientists develop graphene sensors that could revolutionise the Internet of Things

Researchers at The University of Manchester have devised graphene sensors embedded into RFIDs, which have the potential to revolutionise the Internet of Things (IoT). By...

Building conservation award for Bramall Hall

Stockport’s Bramall Hall has been awarded the 2017 Regional Institute of Historic Building Conservation Award for the restoration work that has seen the Hall...

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