New risk calculator to help save many more lives from heart attack and stroke

A new risk calculator will better predict people at high risk of heart and circulatory diseases years before they strike, and is ready for...

£400,000 funding for revolutionary digital health project using avatars to treat breathing problems

Funding has been awarded for a new digital health project which will use high-tech, personalised avatars to help treat patients with dysfunctional breathing. Around 10%...

Ultra-high-density hard drives made with graphene store ten times more data

Graphene can be used for ultra-high density hard disk drives (HDD), with up to a tenfold jump compared to current technologies, researchers have found. HDDs...

Worms blast off into space for muscle loss mission

Thousands of tiny worms will be launched into space today (3 June) to help scientists to understand more about muscle loss and how to...

Greener and Cheaper-How Manchester’s wonder material Graphene is solving concrete’s problem

A joint venture between graphene specialists at The University of Manchester and alumni-led construction firm Nationwide Engineering has developed a product that could revolutionise...

Manchester scientists to launch low-orbiting satellite on SpaceX mission

The University of Manchester is leading a multi-million pound project to launch a satellite as part of a forthcoming SpaceX mission this coming summer. The DISCOVERER project is a €5.7...

Bio Detection dogs identify COVID-19 with up to 94% accuracy

People who are infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus have a distinct odour that can be detected by trained dogs with a high degree of...

“Prosthetic limbs aren’t just for people; they can be for elephants too”

University of Salford international scholarship student and Country Director of Exceed Worldwide in Cambodia, Sisary Kheng, has played an integral part in the provision...

How we created the perfect storm for pandemics

The way that many of us live has created the “perfect storm” for the evolution and transmission of infectious diseases like Covid-19 according to...

A billion year old fossil, which provides a new link in the evolution of...

A billion year old fossil, which provides a new link in the evolution of animals, has been discovered in the Scottish Highlands. A team of...