There’s a Xmas comet in the skies this weekend

The comet known as 46P/Wirtanen will make one of the 10 closest comet flybys of Earth in 70 years, and you may even be...

£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...

Twice bereaved relative appeals to public for early detection ideas to save lives from...

Greater Manchester resident, Gen Buckley, who lost her father and brother early to bowel cancer, is urging the public to support new health research...

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...

Do these dogs look healthy to you?

A MAJOR study into healthy ageing in dogs is seeking more help from the public. Wildlife conservation experts at the University of Salford want people to...

Manchester Research leads to new way of caring for pre-cancerous condition

A University of Manchester study of care provisions for patients diagnosed with Barrett’s Esophagus, a pre-cancerous condition, has resulted in improvements in local NHS...

Jodrell Bank Observatory release 50 year-old audio archive of Soviet Zond 6 lunar mission

Jodrell Bank are releasing recordings of a Soviet space mission from fifty years ago, just as the race to the Moon was approaching the...

EE announces plans to launch 5G in Manchester

Manchester is among the six cities chosen for the first phase of its 5G launch. It joins the UK’s capital cities,London, Cardiff, Belfast and...

Manchester PHD student discovers the slowest ever pulsar

An approximately 14 million year old pulsar star that is the “slowest-spinning” of its kind ever identified has been discovered by a PhD student...

Manchester Professor wins Leverhulme prize

Professor Rahul Nair has been awarded £100,000 by the Leverhulme Trust to the advancement of his research related to novel graphene based membranes. Nair’s research...