Science and art collide to unveil a new piece of graphene artwork

Nobel laureate Sir Kostya Novoselov has worked with artist Mary Griffiths to create Prospect Planes – a video artwork resulting from months of scientific...

The world’s first-ever graphene sports shoes are revealed

The world’s first-ever sports shoes to utilise graphene – the strongest material on the planet – have been unveiled by The University of Manchester and British brand inov-8. Collaborating with...

First results positive from rare ‘natural statin’ fruit

  A LITTLE-KNOWN fruit used to make perfumes and Earl Grey tea is being investigated as a potential anti-cancer and anti-cholesterol treatment by scientists at...

Eating frozen food reduces waste by half finds Manchester Scientists

A study by experts at Manchester Metropolitan University has revealed that British families reduce their waste by nearly half (47.5%) by eating frozen food. In...

Manchester Scientists in Kidney disease break through

Manchester Scientists have successfully produced human kidney tissue within a living organism which is able to produce urine, a first for medical science. The study...

Can’t name Princess Di? Blame the left side of your brain

Scientists have discovered that the left side of the brain controls the verbal expression of our long-term ‘semantic’ memory which contains facts, meanings, concepts...

Nanobots pass first stage in ‘fantastic voyage’ from fiction to fact

A team of scientists have created a new generation of tiny remote controlled nanorobots which could one day allow doctors to diagnose disease and...

Genetics takes fight to gardeners’ green foe

A scientist from The University of Manchester has hit upon an innovative way to control greenflies which infest our gardens and farms. Dr Mouhammad Shadi...

Tyrannosaurus rex couldn’t run says new Manchester research

It is a classic chase scene in modern cinematic history. The image of a rampant Tyrannosaurus rex (T. rex) chasing Jeff Goldblum as he...

How Manchester Research could revolutionise hypersonic travel

A new kind of ceramic coating that could revolutionise hypersonic travel for air, space and defense purposes has been developed in Manchester. Hypersonic travel means moving...