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...

Manchester based trio in cancer treatment breakthrough

A trio of medical experts from Manchester have made a potentially revolutionary breakthrough for the treatment of brain tumours.   Innovate Pharmaceuticals – led by...

Now Graphene could revolutionise road infrastructure in the UK

Highways England has become the latest company to partner with Manchester's Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC). This new collaboration will look to address some of the...

Jodrell Bank added to UNESCO World Heritage List

Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire has been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. The observatory becomes the 32nd UNESCO World Heritage Site in the...

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...

The False Black Widow spider that could end up in Manchester

A large spider which resembles a black widow is spreading rapidly across the world, including the UK, threatening native wildlife species, warn...

Manchester scientists use Nobel-prize winning chemistry for clean energy breakthrough

Scientists have used a Nobel-prize winning Chemistry technique on a mixture of metals to potentially reduce the cost of fuel cells used...

Manchester music data experts identify perfect formula for Christmas number one

Music data experts at Manchester digital record label Ostereo have come up with the perfect formula for landing a Christmas number one ,and the...

Made in Manchester-Innovative new app harnesses power of music to help people living with...

A new app to help people with dementia to cope with the challenges of daily life is being developed by an academic at Manchester...