Three Universities combine to help understand how COVID-19 affects people

The University of Liverpool, University of Edinburgh and Imperial College London have together received £5 million from the Medical Research Council to tackle the coronavirus pandemic...

Scientists develop new Coronavirus test that is much faster and doesn’t need complicated instruments

Scientists have developed a rapid testing technology for the Coronavirus. Scientists from the University of Oxford’s Engineering Science Department and the Oxford Suzhou Centre for...

Coronavirus: sequencing the DNA of patients screened for coronavirus might save lives

Scientists should start sequencing the genomes of coronavirus patients. We should look for DNA differences between patients who are severely affected and those with...

The hi-tech truck uncovering underground energy leaks in Manchester

A high-tech new vehicle packed with equipment to detect even small, underground power leaks is being trialled in the north west. The new vehicle trawling...

Greater Manchester in biggest UK government full-fibre investment

Greater Manchester is partnering with Virgin Media Business to deliver fibre optic connectivity to more than 1,500 public service sites in Bury, Bolton, Oldham,...

Manchester team find out how Impermeable wonder Material Graphene is ?

New experiments by researchers at The University of Manchester have placed the best limits yet on impermeability of graphene and other two-dimensional materials to...

Robots on the march to walking like humans

A psychological theory could kickstart improvements in the way robots are able to walk, thanks to a University of Manchester study. The study - a...

Jodrell Bank shines a light on black hole

A black hole, ejecting material at close to the speed of light, has been observed using e-MERLIN, the UK’s radio telescope array based at Jodrell...

Study of Greater Manchester Police calls about domestic abuse suggest Artificial intelligence could help...

Machine-learning methods are far more effective at assessing which victims of domestic violence are most at risk than conventional risk assessments, according to new...

Warning issued over hacking of internet smart cameras and baby monitors

Owners of smart cameras and baby monitors in the home are being urged to take three steps to protect their devices from cyber criminals. With...