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Can we dance ourselves happier and healthier?

Can we dance ourselves happier and healthier?

It’s time to embrace dad dancing! Research reveals the power of dance to improve our mental health and well-being.
Non-fiction November: Free Will by Sam Harris

Non-fiction November: Free Will by Sam Harris

You’re going to click on this review of Free Will, aren’t you? You never had a choice
Liposome drug-delivery method to reduce brain damage in stroke patients

Liposome drug-delivery method to reduce brain damage in stroke patients

Researchers at the University of Manchester have manipulated selective liposomal transport procedures through the blood-brain barrier in stroke patients to reveal a therapeutic opportunity for delivering life saving drugs…

Disabling brain cell tap causes neurodegeneration

Researchers from the University of Manchester have found that the deactivation of a neuron tap is a potential cause of neurodegeneration

The science of gambling with Guardian Live

As part of Manchester Science Festival, the science of gambling explored the psychology and statistics behind casinos, all with a cabaret-style twist

New developments in Alzheimer’s treatment

A team of scientists at Imperial College London have revealed that they successfully used gene therapy to prevent the development of Alzheimer’s Disease in mice

New study reveals the importance of being in tune with the Earth

A recent study working on mutated mice has implicated the importance of having an internal clock that is synced with the 24 hour cycle seen on Earth

Brain chemistry adapts to raise pain threshold, Manchester study reveals

University of Manchester researchers have found that the chemical composition of the human brain can adapt to help alleviate chronic pain

Overheard at the University of Manchester, May 2015

The funniest things you’ve been saying around campus this month

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