Manchester Toad breeding success is world first

One of the world’s rarest toads has been successfully bred in captivity for the first time outside its country of origin by scientists at...

Manchester study makes breakthrough into leading cause of blindness

A University of Manchester led team of scientists has discovered that the most common form of adult blindness is probably caused by a failure...

Exquisitely preserved embryo found inside fossilised dinosaur egg

A 72- to 66-million-year-old embryo found inside a fossilised dinosaur egg sheds new light on the link between the behaviour of modern birds and...

Want to save the Planet? Then ditch the microwave say Manchester Scientists

Microwave usage across the EU alone emits as much carbon dioxide as nearly seven million cars according to a new study by The University...

New study highlights Alzheimer’s herpes link, experts say

A new commentary by scientists at the Universities of Manchester and Edinburgh on a study by Taiwanese epidemiologists supports the viability of a potential...

Salford Scientists identify ‘origin’ of cancer spread

SCIENTISTS at the University of Salford say they have identified a cancer cell from which all cancer growth starts in the body.

Anyone for Atomic Vodka?

A radioactive-free vodka produced from crops in Chernobyl’s abandoned zone has been brewed by a team of scientists. Professor Jim Smith, at the University of...

‘Trickster god’ used fake news in Babylonian Noah story

An early example of fake news has been found in the 3000-year-old Babylonian story of Noah and the Ark, which is widely believed to...

Scientists develop new Coronavirus test that is much faster and doesn’t need complicated instruments

Scientists have developed a rapid testing technology for the Coronavirus. Scientists from the University of Oxford’s Engineering Science Department and the Oxford Suzhou Centre for...

CO2 levels in Earth’s atmosphere will be higher than at any time in the...

By 2025, atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) levels will very likely be higher than they were during the warmest period of the last 3.3 million...