Sea slug provides new way of analysing brain data

Scientists at Manchester University say our brains may not be as complicated as we once thought – and they’re using sea slugs to  prove it. Led...

Watch out-there is an eclipse on the way

Mark up the morning of the 20th March as a moment in time not to be missed.It's a solar eclipse, the biggest since 1999, and...

Manchester Scientists identify a way to combat climate change

University of Manchester scientists have identified the most energy-efficient way to make clouds more reflective to the sun in a bid to combat climate...

Stark realities of poverty in Greater Manchester are revealed in new report

More than one in four children across Greater Manchester were, on average, living in poverty in 2013 according to figures published today by the...

How Graphene could revolutionize Green energy

The latest discoveries surrounding the wonder material Graphene, could lead to a revolution in Green energy. impermeable to all gases and liquids, Graphene can easily...

North’s economy worth billions more than Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland but is falling...

The deep and abiding challenges that the North continues to face have been made worse by both the recent recession and cuts to government...

Just what made Manchester go football mad?

Manchester is recognized internationally as a footballing city, with both Manchester United and Manchester City acknowledged as prominent clubs. However, the city has not...

Foodbanks Are Inevitable in the UK according to Manchester experts

They seem to have become the byword for the post financial crash and now new research indicates that the demand for foodbanks is underestimated...

Wh Auden, Shakespeare, Manchester and Sonnets

It is almost certain that Shakespeare never set foot in Manchester, we know though that WH Auden certainly did at least on one occasion. Professor...

Fracking’s environmental impacts scrutinised by University Scientists

University of Manchester scientists have now conducted one of the most thorough examinations of the likely environmental impacts of shale gas exploitation in the...