Chancellor announces £4m for historic Jodrell Bank observatory

Jodrell Bank has been awarded £4m in the Autumn Statement to go towards a new project to promote the historical importance of the scientific...

Bye Bye Gorgosaurus as Manchester Museum embarks on our exciting new future

Manchester Museum, part of The University of Manchester is saying goodbye to the Gorgosaurus this Friday but he’ll just be across the road to...

Salford Academic discovers a “Biological wonder” A Termite empire the size of Britain

AN ‘EMPIRE’ of termite tunnels believed to be the size of Britain has been discovered in a remote Brazilian forest by an academic from...

Turtle study shows hearts can be programmed to survive without Oxygen

University of Manchester and University of North Texas scientists are the first to show that an embryonic living heart can be programmed to survive...

Cloudy with a Chance of Pain? smartphone study shows pain more likely on humid,...

People with long-term health conditions are 20 per cent more likely to suffer from pain on days that are humid and windy with low...

Manchester researchers find that repeat antibiotic prescribing linked to higher risk of hospital admissions

Epidemiologists at The University of Manchester have discovered an association between the number of prescriptions for antibiotics and a higher risk of hospital admissions. ...

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...

UK could lose up to £7.8 billion of medical research funding because of COVID-19...

New figures from the Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) suggest that the UK could lose up to £7.8 billion of investment in lifesaving...

Manchester study finds Advanced radiotherapy improves lung cancer survival rates

A 10-year University of Manchester and Christie NHS Foundation Trust study which used advanced  radiotherapy techniques in patients with limited-stage small cell lung cancer (SCLC)...

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...