Graphene sensors that measure air quality are step closer to mass market

Graphene-based sensors that can measure the quality of air using the 2D Material could soon enter mass production thanks to a new partnership between...

Supercapacitors turbocharged by laxatives

An international team of scientists, including a lecturer of Natural Sciences from the University of Chester, has devised a method to improve energy storage devices called...

Now you could grow a new tooth using stem cells

The new scientific breakthrough could see us being able to regrow broken or diseased teeth. Stem cells hold the key to wound healing, as they...

A Salford University researcher has found that the cute opossum had a fierce relative

Short-tailed opossums are cute little marsupials which live in South America, but a new discovery shows they had a fierce fossil relative. In a paper...

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...

Manchester based trio in cancer treatment breakthrough

A trio of medical experts from Manchester have made a potentially revolutionary breakthrough for the treatment of brain tumours.   Innovate Pharmaceuticals – led by...

3D printable 2D materials based inks show promise to improve energy storage devices

For the first time, a team of researchers, from the School of Materials and the National Graphene Institute at The the University of Manchester...

New project will turn plastic waste into energy

Scientists at Chester University are using innovative technology that turns waste plastic into electricity and low-cost hydrogen, which can be used for transport fuel. The process...

The story of The Christie’s proton beam therapy centre will be shown next Monday...

The story of The Christie’s proton beam therapy centre will be shown next Monday on the BBC’s Horizon programme. The behind the scenes story of...

Manchester Scientists believe Red wine may hold the key to next-gen wearable technology

A team of scientists are seeking to kick-start a wearable technology revolution by creating flexible fibres and adding acids from red wine. Extracting tannic acid...