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Collision of two neutron stars observed for the first time

Last Monday scientists announced the first observation of two neutron stars colliding, as well as the observation of the gravitational waves it created. ...

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UK's largest meat supplier violates food safety standards

'2 Sisters', the UK's number one supplier of poultry meat, was outed by an undercover investigation for serious food safety breaches. Following the investigation into food safety ...

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UoM creates new test that can prevent breast cancer

A genetic test, planned to enter clinical practice within the next six months, has been set up at the Manchester University NHS ...

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UK's largest meat supplier violates food safety standards

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UoM creates new test that can prevent breast

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Photo: Casey Reed - Penn State University @Wikimedia Commons

Collision of two neutron stars observed for the first time

It’s almost as ground-breaking as the first ever observation of gravitational waves

Chicken meat. Photo: Raul.Perez @Flickr

UK’s largest meat supplier violates food safety standards

The University of Manchester calls for reassessment of the UK’s food system after a huge poultry meat company has been found repacking old meat

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UoM creates new test that can prevent breast cancer

Women with a family history of breast cancer are on track to be able to be tested for risks

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Finally free from freshers’ flu?

Also known as the common cold. Why hasn’t science found a cure yet?

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Nobel Prizes 2017: the most exciting discoveries in science

Jack Barton summarises the 2017 Nobel Prize awards in medicine, physics and chemistry announced last week

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Thomas the Tank Engine helps campaigners unite against transport cuts

Friends of the Earth Manchester take to controversial methods to battle inequitable funding between the North and the nation’s capital

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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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Drifting away: huge Antarctic iceberg on the move

Antarctic experts are keeping a close watch on a huge iceberg drifting away from the continent

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University of Manchester scientists design nanorobot that can build molecules

Professor David Leigh and his research team have worked together to create a robot that can be programmed to carry out basic chemical reactions

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New anti-inflammatory compound developed by Manchester researchers

Researchers at the University of Manchester have developed a new anti-inflammatory compound which may hold promise for conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease

35-ton-capacity Prototype cryostat for LBNF / DUNE, Anode Plane Assemblies - Construction of the DUNE 35-ton prototype detector.

The UK invests £65 million in particle physics

UK partners with US, committing a big investment for research of neutrinos

Before the march was about to proceed along Oxford Road (Image: Cameron Broome)

Thousands attend ‘Stop Brexit’ Manchester march

Despite competition from the People’s Assembly march, thousands took to the streets during the ‘Stop Brexit’ march, including many students and young people