Full-body scans may be the motivation we need to maintain healthy lifestyles

Whole-body scanning may be the motivation many women need to commit to and maintain healthy lifestyles, according to a new study. For many women, improved...

Manchester Scientists find holy root used in Tantric medicine is actually dried lizard penis...

Scientists from Manchester Metropolitan University have found online customers looking for a rare plant root used in Tantric medicine are being duped into buying...

Manchester Researchers find clouds filled with ‘ice-lollies’

On sunny days like this, a cloud full of ice-lollies sounds like the ultimate treat and researchers from the University of Manchester have discovered...

World’s leading renewable energy experts head to Manchester

Will smart cities provide the next step in sustainable living? Can renewable energy play a key role in stopping widespread blackouts? These are just some...

Small steps-Salford research into the pitter patter of tiny feet

Researchers in Salford are looking for parents of babies to take part in the first study its kind aimed at transforming our understanding of...

Salford University’s Vitamin C knock out punch for cancer cells

CANCER stem cells, which fuel the growth of fatal tumours, can be knocked out by a one-two combination of antibiotics and Vitamin C in...

CityVerve project to transform All Saints Park into virtual art gallery

A virtual gallery allowing visitors to find a treasure trove of historical artefacts via their smartphone will open in All Saints Park on June...

Compulsive buying explained

New research could explain compulsive buying, help develop a new screening tool to diagnose the condition and help people avoid the worst consequences of...

Genes explain mystery heart failure in pregnant women

A new genetic discovery could explain the cause of a mysterious and potentially-deadly heart condition which affects women during or just after pregnancy. The findings,...

Tyrannosaurus rex bone proves Jurassic Park will never exist

Palaeontologists at the University of Manchester have definitively proven there will never be a Jurassic Park after re-analysing collagen from a Tyrannosaurus rex bone...