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...

Deliver ‘shovel ready’ manufacturing schemes to show government is serious about jobs and climate...

Shovel ready’ manufacturing job schemes to boost jobs, stave off rising unemployment and tackle the climate emergency are staring Boris Johnson and the cabinet...

Robots join the frontline fight against coronavirus

Field tests have begun using intelligent robots to prevent the spread of coronavirus in busy public spaces. The robots combine navigation, computer vision and artificial...

First results positive from rare ‘natural statin’ fruit

  A LITTLE-KNOWN fruit used to make perfumes and Earl Grey tea is being investigated as a potential anti-cancer and anti-cholesterol treatment by scientists at...

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...

Brits judge The Archers characters’ class and likeability on their accent

Britain’s ongoing fascination with class is revealed by the way radio audiences perceive accents in The Archers, new Manchester research shows. Ambridge residents considered to...

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...

Highest levels of microplastics found in molluscs, new study says

Mussels, oysters and scallops have the highest levels of microplastic contamination among seafood, a new study reveals. The study - led by researchers at the...

Tom & Dick’s brings textiles back to Manchester’s Mayfield

Textiles has returned to Manchester’s historic Mayfield site for the first time in over a century. Once the epicentre of Manchester’s ‘Cottonopolis’ era, the Mayfield...

University of Manchester scientists awarded a Guinness World Record for the ‘Finest Woven Fabric’

The team of scientists at the University of Manchester have been honoured with the Guinness World Record for weaving threads of individual molecules together to...