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...

Half a million runners in UK injured, Salford University new research

Of Britain’s more than 2 million recreational runners, around 1 million are falling injured annually with 500,000 ‘off the road’ at any one time. A...

Smartphones Welcome! BBC Philharmonic transforms concerts with live updates sent to audiences’ phones

The BBC Philharmonic is transforming music lovers’ enjoyment of classical concerts with a new service for smart phones. The orchestra has worked with the BBC’s...

Manchester researchers discover how Smart shoe insole helps reduce diabetic-related foot ulcers re-emerging

A study by researchers at Manchester Metropolitan University, The University of Manchester and Manchester Diabetes Centre have found an early warning system powered by...

Contaminating a fake rubber hand could help people overcome OCD, study suggests

The famous, but bizarre, ‘rubber hand illusion’ could help people who suffer from obsessive compulsive disorder overcome their condition without the often unbearable stress...

Mega-lab at Alderley Park in Cheshire has begun to test thousands of patient samples...

The second Lighthouse Lab in Alderley Park is now operational, testing thousands of patient samples each day for coronavirus. The lab will help rapidly increase...

Over 1700 children in Manchester will spend Xmas homeless

A shocking 2,684 children in the North West with over 1,700 in Manchester alone will wake up homeless and in temporary accommodation this Christmas,...

CityVerve launch an immersive walking tour to bring Manchester’s innovation district to life through...

The walking tour aims to celebrate Manchester’s rich history of innovation as well as inform citizens on the pioneering developments which are being undertaken...

£5m science alliance to stop deadly plant disease

The University of Salford is part of a national strategic plan to thwart the invasion of a deadly plant disease. Xylella Fastidiosa described by the...

Graphene blasts off into space

Partners in the European Commission’s Graphene Flagship launched a rocket this week to test graphene for potential applications in space. MAterials Science Experiment Rocket (MASER)...