WhatsApp users urged to update their Apps

Users of WhatsApp have been urged to update their apps after the messaging service has suffered a “targeted” surveillance attack on its messaging service. The app,...

Antibiotic cocktail stops cancer cells from ‘motoring’

SCIENTISTS at the University of Salford have found a way to make cancer stem cells reproduce defectively “like cars without engines”. Professor Michael Lisanti said...

Greater Manchester set for highest digital data speeds in the UK

Greater Manchester’s local authorities have issued a major £32m tender request to enable high-speed, “full-fibre” data connectivity at public sector sites across the city-region. Described...

Manchester trials Blood sample to help select the right early phase clinical trials for...

Scientists could help match cancer patients with no other treatment options to clinical trials with experimental medicines, by analysing the genetic faults in a...

Newly discovered jumping spider named for children’s author

A new spectacular jumping spider has been discovered and named in honour of Eric Carle, the famous author of children’s book The Very Hungry...

Study of Perry Mason is bid to combat ‘innocence fatigue’

A University of Manchester historian is to study the influence of Erle Stanley Gardner –creator  of renowned TV attorney Perry Mason  - in a...

Manchester Technology to fight urinary tract infections

Professor Douglas Kell and colleagues have developed a novel technology that identifies the most effective antibiotic to kill organisms in urinary tract infections Increasing pressures...

Manchester Scientist helps discover what happened on the last day of the dinosaurs

Dinosaurs went extinct at the end of the Cretaceous Period 65 million years ago. Now scientists have found extraordinary evidence which documents the colossal...

Future of fashion? 3D printing nylon textiles

A researcher at Manchester Metropolitan University has demonstrated the ability to 3D print a knitted structure that could be a ground-breaking production...

From cod to cardiology – how one Manchester scientist is making waves for heart...

Zoology and a fascination with fish might not seem like the ingredients for a British Heart Foundation (BHF) research project, but Dr...