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Pharmaceutical company to bring 800 jobs to Manchester

German pharmaceutical company, Qiagen, are planning to cooperate with Manchester University, the NHS Trust, and the UK government

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Virtual reality in the classroom

Eventual adds a shared virtual reality experience for classrooms to their VR Platform

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UoM scientists develop treatment for fatal children’s disorder

The rare genetic disorder, Sanfilippo, causes progressive brain damage and death in children

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Man Met rank number one green university in UK

People & Planet University League sees Manchester Metropolitan University ranked first in sustainability practices

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Do you know what goes on in the Stopford Building?

Is it okay that many of us don’t comprehend the costs of animal testing?

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Where Brian Cox has failed

Anti-vaxxers, climate change deniers, evolution skeptics: the way we deal with alternative facts is disconnected and impractical

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Rutherford centenary marked with new exhibition

Visitors of the university’s new heritage tour will be the first to see inside the private research rooms of the “father of nuclear physics”, 100 years after the splitting of the atom

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Robots: the hopes and perils of the future

Featuring an interview with Professor Barry Lennox, and a look into ‘Tommorow’s World Live’

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UoM creates new test that could help 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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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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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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Interview: Chadden Hunter

Science & Technology Editor, Georgie Hines, sits down with Planet Earth II producer Chadden Hunter to discuss conservation, the challenges of nature filmmaking, and what’s in store next