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Preview: Pint of Science Festival returns to Manchester

From the 15th–17th of May, Manchester’s Pint of Science Festival invites all self-proclaimed science lovers to join in conversation with some of ...

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Graphene could work wonders in water purification

Since its accidental discovery in Manchester in 2004, graphene has fascinated the scientific community around the globe. Numerous methods have been attempted to ...

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Artificial backpack lungs designed A team at the University of Pittsburgh have developed an artificial lung machine that is small and light enough ...

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Preview: Pint of Science Festival returns to Manchester

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Graphene could work wonders in water purification

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Preview: Pint of Science Festival returns to Manchester

The annual Pint of Science Festival is back again from the 15th–17th May, bringing together the wonders of science and the comfort (and beer!) of Manchester’s best bars and clubs

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Graphene could work wonders in water purification

University of Manchester academics make waves again with the discovery of a new, potentially humanitarian use for the Nobel Prize-winning wonder material

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The science of attraction

Why are you attracted to someone? Is it hormones? Or maybe your immune system?

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Controversy: Animal testing

This week, Senior Science & Technology Reporter, Serena Holloway, tackles the ongoing debate on animal testing in pharmaceutical development

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Smear test ‘not needed for lesbian women’?

LGBT+ groups have said that gay women are being told that they do not need mandatory cervical screenings

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Become a master of memory within weeks

A new memorising technique has revealed that we may all have the capability to become a ‘genius’

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‘Changing Stations’ music album tells story of synaesthesia

Manchester composer, Daniel Liam Glyn, uses music to tell a story of his neurological condition and his love for London

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‘Hover train’ cuts Manchester to Liverpool journey to seven minutes

New North-West transport plans include ‘MagLev’ or ‘hover trains’ that can cut Manchester to Liverpool train times from an hour to just seven minutes

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Preview: MedX Future of Healthcare conference

Manchester healthcare innovation start-up, ReThinkX, is to hold their 3rd annual MedX Future of Healthcare conference on 25th March