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Flipping amazing: whales and dolphins have “human-like” cultures

Researchers at the University of Manchester, in collaboration with the University of British Columbia, Canada, the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and…

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Atmospheric CO2 reaches record highs

The last time levels were this high was three to five million years ago

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Jodrell Bank Observatory nominated for UK’s next candidate for UNESCO World Heritage status

Jodrell Bank set to join illustrious company of world monuments after selection as a candidate for the UNESCO world heritage list

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Manchester and 60 years of the space age

As we approach the 60th anniversary of humanity’s first foray into space, we look back on the exciting advancements that Manchester took part in

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UoM study paves way for treating form of dwarfism

Re-purposed drug yields hopeful results

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Cassini’s grand finale

The probe’s historic exploration of Saturn comes to an end

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University of Manchester-owned radio telescope given Grade I listed status

This year marks the 60th anniversary of Lovell Telescope’s ‘first light’ — the point at which the famous radio telescope was first used to collect…