Nanobots pass first stage in ‘fantastic voyage’ from fiction to fact

A team of scientists have created a new generation of tiny remote controlled nanorobots which could one day allow doctors to diagnose disease and...

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...

How Manchester Research could revolutionise hypersonic travel

A new kind of ceramic coating that could revolutionise hypersonic travel for air, space and defense purposes has been developed in Manchester. Hypersonic travel means moving...