Smartphone typing speeds catching up with keyboards

A study of over 37,000 users shows that the ‘typing gap’, the difference typing speeds between mobile devices and physical keyboards is decreasing, and...

Full Steam Ahead as building work commences to restore the Science and Industry Museum’s...

The Science and Industry Museum will this week start to take receipt of over 1000 tons of materials as major repair work begins to...

Manchester researcher finds Asian songbird crisis- more birds could be in Indonesian households than...

A Manchester researcher have discovered that more songbirds could be living in captivity than in the wild on the Indonesian island of Java leading...

Ancient Egyptian mummies travel to Manchester for health check-up

Two ancient Egyptian mummies have made an intrepid visit to Manchester for a state-of-the-art radiographic investigation, conducted by researchers at The University of Manchester. The...

Waste from geothermal power could be eco-friendly alternative to synthetic catalysts

A geothermal power waste product that is similar to limescale can be used to decontaminate engine exhaust fumes, university chemists have discovered. The team at...

Manchester Scientists discover new breakthrough in cancer hair loss treatment

Scientists have determined a new way to protect the hair follicle from chemotherapy in an effort to prevent hair loss as a result of...

Researchers turn plastic water bottles into prosthetic limbs

Artificial limbs made out of plastic water bottles could save healthcare providers millions of pounds and make prosthetics more accessible to millions of people...

Left handed people may be better at verbal tasks as scientists find the gene...

It was already known that genes have a partial role in determining handedness - studies of twins have estimated that 25% of the variation...

Next generation synthetic covalent 2D materials unveiled

A team of researchers at the National Graphene Institute at The University of Manchester have developed a new method to synthesize 2D materials that are thought to be...

Graphene sensors that measure air quality are step closer to mass market

Graphene-based sensors that can measure the quality of air using the 2D Material could soon enter mass production thanks to a new partnership between...