Lie detectors: an efficient technology or just pseudoscience?
The EU has announced plans to implement lie detectors at its busiest borders, but is the science behind lie detection really infallible?
Evolutionary understanding takes flight thanks to baby bird fossil
A University of Manchester palaeontologist reveals the diversity of avian evolution using one of the smallest bird fossils ever discovered
Petri dish humans: breakthroughs in lab grown human tissue
Research at the University of Manchester and the University of Edinburgh have made recent breakthroughs which may alter the way we treat kidney failure and female infertility
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
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
We should stop using the word “race”
In light of his experience of the University’s registration policy, Lioui Benhamou pens his thoughts on the continuing use of the term “race”
Manchester students win award for alcohol patch design
Manchester students have won a gold medal in the iGEM competition – a prestigious international student prize in synthetic biology, by inventing an advanced alcohol detector
App launched by Manchester scientists to better understand seasonal allergies
Scientists from the University of Manchester invite people to get involved with one of the biggest experiments they have ever conducted.
Manchester scientists discuss the possibility of alien life
From supposed UFO sightings to rumours of abduction, one of science’s greatest unknowns—is there really alien life out there? Staff from the University of Manchester got together to discuss their views
Manchester scientists synthesise “Star of David” molecule
A complex new molecule created by a postgraduate student at the University of Manchester closely resembles the famous symbol of Judaism