Science & Tech Archive


23rd April 2012

New funding award for Manchester nuclear power

£4m awarded to advance the UK’s nuclear industry
23rd April 2012

Mac attack

Infected Apples leave users with a bad taste in their mouth
23rd April 2012

UK to tap into Iceland’s volcanic energy in European Supergrid

“the project would be the longest and one of the most ambitious interconnectors in the world”
19th March 2012

Possible benefit of prolonged drug use for Alzheimer’s patients

Medicinal drugs may slow down the late stages of the disease
19th March 2012

Asthma in premature babies- the chicken or the egg?

New research into the causes of asthma in children
19th March 2012

What will the future Earth look like?

Yale researchers decipher where the next supercontinent will be
19th March 2012

‘Twisted’ waves to ease radio-band congestion

Italian scientists hope to match Galileo’s impact with a dramatic display
12th March 2012

Protests against new anti-counterfeit laws

Campaigners voice their fears over ACTA and internet censorship
12th March 2012

Brain size to determine whether or not you are good at maintaining friendships?

The most popular can boast bigger brains
12th March 2012

Graphene has potential to replace silicon at the heart of our electronic world

Future day computers may have graphene at their core

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12th March 2012

Heart stem cells ‘heal’ scarred heart

Heart attack scar tissue repaired by stem cells
12th March 2012

Research into invisibility cloak published

University of Manchester ‘invisibility cloak’ could prevent earthquake damage
12th March 2012

BAE Systems develop ‘structural battery’

UK manufacturer aims to radically reduce weight and size, from cars to military drones
12th March 2012

2012: Mobile phones outnumber humans

Forecasts predict the number of mobile devices to grow faster than the human population
12th March 2012

Internet communications threaten mobile networks

Messenger-apps set to superseded good old-fashioned texting
12th March 2012

Inside a world-beating Olympian

What makes a record-breaker?
12th March 2012

‘Males aren’t doomed to extinction’

Forecasts of the demise of men have been found to be unreliable
12th March 2012

BLADE RUNNER ON THE ROAD TO LONDON 2012

A double-amputee is allowed to take part in the London 2012 Olympics Games
12th March 2012

“Rambo of the food crops” as saviour from climate change famine

The Cassava plant is expected to flourish under climate change where others wilt
12th March 2012

‘Wonder material’ for less than noble causes

Graphene used to distill alcohol using its remarkable chemical properties

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