Manchester developed ‘FootSnap’ app helps in fight against diabetic foot ulcers

Manchester researchers have developed an app to help medical professionals capture consistent photographs of the underside of diabetics’ feet in order to better detect...

Early morning rave, library of fake news and dinosaur experience join headline exhibition Robots...

  The programme for this year’s Manchester Science Festival will be announced today, with events including a library of fake news, an exploration of the...

Jodrell Bank’s Summer of Science celebrates 60th anniversary of telescope

To mark 50 years since the discovery of pulsars and the 60th anniversary of the Lovell Telescope, the Jodrell Bank Observatory are continuing their...

The future of sound in the home

‘IMMERSIVE’ sound for films, game and music could soon be possible in the home using smartphones, laptops and tablets. 'Media Device Orchestration' is being developed...

Largest Ichthyosaurus was pregnant mother say Palaeontologists

Scientists from the UK and Germany have discovered the largest Ichthyosaurus on record and found it was pregnant at the time of death. The new...

Scientists link sex changing direction in fish to populations

ScIentists in the UK have observed a fascinating new fact about sex changing fish: the direction of sex change has implication for population numbers. More...

Electrons flowing like liquid in graphene start a new wave of physics

Graphene is many times more conductive than copper thanks, in part, to its two-dimensional structure. In most metals, conductivity is limited by crystal imperfections which...

Researchers use polystyrene to make next-generation of solar panels even cheaper

Researchers from The University of Manchester are using polystyrene particles rather than expensive polymers to make the next generation of solar cells, which are...

Manchester Project uses Computer models help safely launch lifeboats in rough seas

A Manchester project to better understand how to safely launch and retrieve lifeboats from bigger ships has been shortlisted for a prestigious engineering award. The...

Artefact study to shed new light on life in Roman and Late Antique Egypt

The first in-depth study of Roman and Late Antique Egypt using everyday artefacts as its principal source of evidence has been awarded a large...