Miracle cures and fast-track approval threatens medical advances, say scientists

A report led by a University of Manchester scientist for the European Academies of Science (EASAC) and The Federation of the European Academies of Medicine Medicine (FEAM) has...

Potential targets for COVID-19 vaccine found by Manchester Scientists

Scientists from the University of Manchester have identified parts of the SARS-CoV-2 strain of coronavirus that activate an immune response and which could act...

Ultraviolet light has bright future in fight against Covid-19

A particular type of ultraviolet light known as far-UVC could be safely used for air disinfection in public places without harming people, according to...

Knowsley Safari Celebrates Arrival of Stork Chicks

Hot on the tail feathers of the first wild stork chicks to hatch in the UK in 600 years, Knowsley Safari delivers the news...

App made in Manchester will reduce high risk of falls in older people...

A free app has been developed at The University of Manchester to help reduce the high risk of falls and physical decline in older...

A game of cat and mouse: new study reveals Europe’s earliest house mouse…. followed...

Scientists have discovered that the house mouse invaded European homes 2,500 years earlier than previously thought. Dr David Orton, from the University of York, found...

Government strategy could lead to more local epidemics

The Government  should take “all necessary measures” to control the coronavirus through suppression rather than managing its spread, a group of scientists said. The so-called...

New WhatsApp chatbot unleashes power of worldwide fact-checking organizations to fight COVID-19 misinformation on...

The Poynter Institute’s International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) today launches a chatbot on WhatsApp to connect its millions of users with the translated work of more than...

Simple COVID-19 home-test under development by Manchester biotech team

World-leading Manchester biotech researchers are working towards developing a test for COVID-19 that could be used at home like a domestic pregnancy test. This prototype...

Greater Manchester Technology Fund launches with over 500 digital kit bundles for digitally excluded...

Greater Manchester Combined Authority has invested £150,000 in 567 kit bundles which will soon be made available to disadvantaged and digitally excluded pupils, working...