Do you believe in ghosts? Don’t be scared, you’re not alone

Belief in the spooky and scary paranormal is widespread within modern society according to opinion polls and new research from Manchester Metropolitan University is...

Could Whales and Dolphins build cities?

The answer is no but only because they have not physically developed opposable thumbs with which to use tools. However according to research from the...

Eli and Britt Harari Graphene Enterprise Award: 2017 Winners Announced

An annual prize worth £50,000 has been awarded to two young Manchester researchers to help set-up a new graphene business venture. The Eli and Britt...

New research led by Manchester Scientists highlights the need to learn from past climate...

New international research led by The University of Manchester has highlighted that learning from previous periods of climate change is essential if we are...

Captured from Space

This is a picture of the North West taken by the European Space Agency's Sentinel-2A satellite captured on 5 January 2017. The dark area near the...

Carbon crisis – experts call for urgent changes to limit global warming

Experts have warned that we must move much more quickly towards a low-carbon world, if we are to have any chance of limiting global...

Is modern life killing us? Low-level radiation health risks smaller than obesity say Manchester...

Is Modern life killing us? A study from the University of Manchester has found that the health risks from modern day life such as obesity, smoking...

New hope on Black schizophrenia care crisis thanks to Manchester Research Team

A groundbreaking talking treatment has been developed and successfully trialled with a group of Black and minority ethnic (BME) schizophrenia service users, carers, community...

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...