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Celebrating 70 years of science at CERN

Celebrating 70 years of science at CERN

As the 70th anniversary of CERN approaches, we investigate the origins and history of the organisation whilst asking questions about the future of the laboratory; what’s next? And how can it align its ambition for research with the modern world’s needs for sustainability?  
The Christabel Pankhurst Institute opens

The Christabel Pankhurst Institute opens

The University of Manchester’s newest flagship building welcomes cutting edge healthcare technology research
Long COVID: Can improved sleep cure breathlessness?

Long COVID: Can improved sleep cure breathlessness?

A joint study led by The University of Manchester and Leicester has linked disturbed sleep to breathlessness in long COVID patients and proposes possible treatment solutions.
The virtual therapist: Could online CBT revolutionise mental health care?

The virtual therapist: Could online CBT revolutionise mental health care?

With 25% of mental health patients waiting more than 12 weeks on the NHS for psychological treatments, could iCBT provide treatment for sufferers of depression and anxiety?
Sunak Science: Latest cabinet reshuffle

Sunak Science: Latest cabinet reshuffle

With the creation of a new cabinet position and Department for Science, Innovation and Technology, we take a look at how politics influences scientific advancement and the current issues facing UK researchers.
Back to the biological services facility at the top of Stopford

Back to the biological services facility at the top of Stopford

Take a look inside the the animal research that goes at the top of the Stopford Building, utilising studies to improve our knowledge of some of the most common and deadly diseases
Diversity in STEM: Why you should care

Diversity in STEM: Why you should care

Science always answers the question; now it needs to answer why it is full of straight white men
UoM PHD student faces backlash over research paper on masturbating to comics of young boys

UoM PHD student faces backlash over research paper on masturbating to comics of young boys

A PHD student at the University of Manchester has recently come under fire and faced a severe online backlash after a research paper he wrote about masturbating to erotic comics of young boys went viral.
COVID-19 nasal vaccines – the way forward?

COVID-19 nasal vaccines – the way forward?

Needle-free alternatives may provide stronger immunity and help us find our way out of the COVID-19 pandemic
Justice at last for Henrietta Lacks?

Justice at last for Henrietta Lacks?

A new lawsuit from the family of Henrietta Lacks represents a new chapter in her tale of race, money and consent.
COVID-19 booster vaccines: What, who and why?

COVID-19 booster vaccines: What, who and why?

Evidence suggests additional doses increase vaccine-induced protection against COVID-19 in vulnerable individuals.
Have we misunderstood COVID-19?

Have we misunderstood COVID-19?

The more we treat COVID, the more we learn about how it wreaks such devastation on the human body. Boglarka Kenedi outlines the research on a new aspect of the virus, which could revolutionise treatment.
It’s a small world after all?

It’s a small world after all?

You’ve met someone completely new, from a different course, maybe even a different country, and you add them on Facebook. How do you already have mutual friends? Matilda Leonard explains
UoM researchers investigate ways to delay heart failure progression

UoM researchers investigate ways to delay heart failure progression

Researchers at the University of Manchester are investigating the role of a novel protein that could be a target for slowing down the progression of heart failure
Pharmacist service could save NHS £651 million

Pharmacist service could save NHS £651 million

Researchers at The University of Manchester have developed a pharmacist-delivered service to support patients taking long-term medication, which will increase health and reduce overall costs
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…
Predicting obesity in children

Predicting obesity in children

Is measuring children at age two the answer to solving the UK’s obesity problem?
New drugs developed to treat ovarian cancer

New drugs developed to treat ovarian cancer

Led by Professor Stephen Taylor, University of Manchester researchers have found promising leads in their hunt to tackle ovarian cancer
What does Parkinson’s disease smell like?

What does Parkinson’s disease smell like?

New research from the University of Manchester has revealed correlation between skin odour and Parkinson’s
Male contraception: where are we now?

Male contraception: where are we now?

Despite the high demand for more male contraception, the development of gels or pills for men has a long way to go before they hit the shelves.