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Graphene takes flight

Graphene takes flight

The thinnest material ever created could revolutionise the way we build aircraft, say University of Manchester researchers
Manchester students build affordable robotic hand

Manchester students build affordable robotic hand

A team of University of Manchester engineering students have used 3D printing to manufacture a new low-cost robotic prosthetic hand prototype
Copper-coated uniforms could be the new armour against hospital infections

Copper-coated uniforms could be the new armour against hospital infections

University of Manchester materials scientists have found a way to durably combine antibacterial copper nanoparticles with wearable fabrics, which has the potential to limit the spread of infection in hospitals
Social media isn’t the cause of mental ill-health

Social media isn’t the cause of mental ill-health

The media seems to express increasing concern over the dangers of social media on mental health, but we’re focusing on the wrong thing
Live Review: Don Broco

Live Review: Don Broco

Don Broco leaves Music Editor Hannah Brierley grinning from ear to ear after the show, with an intense, adrenaline-filled performance
Science around the world

Science around the world

Jacklin Kwan reports on key contributions to science from around the globe
Elon Musk’s launch was a good thing, here is why

Elon Musk’s launch was a good thing, here is why

Elon Musk’s launch of a sports car into outer space has faced some flack, but the criticisms might not necessarily be justified
Review: Don Broco – Technology

Review: Don Broco – Technology

Don Broco are back and with a bang, says Music Editor, Hannah Brierley
Indian tech company create 80 new jobs in MediaCityUK

Indian tech company create 80 new jobs in MediaCityUK

Manchester-India Partnership will see Tech Mahindra establish an office in Manchester creating 80 new jobs, boosting trade and investment
UoM part of new government ‘Institute of Coding’

UoM part of new government ‘Institute of Coding’

The £20 million consortium of universities and industry leads aims to fill the UK digital skills gap

Review: HumansBeingDigital

The Lowry’s latest exhibition creates an uncanny intersection between the human and the digital realm

Virtual reality in the classroom

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

Explore the latest technology at DigiLab

The free event comes back to the Alan Gilbert Learning Commons this Thursday the 30th of November

The new Students’ Union app has landed!

Freshers will be able to connect with each other and their Union on the go

Preview: Pint of Science Festival returns to Manchester

The annual Pint of Science Festival is back again from the 15th–17th May, bringing together the wonders of science and the comfort (and beer!) of Manchester’s best bars and clubs

How technology and widespread media are affecting you right now

Social media and technological advancements have changed the way people interact with each other, making the future unpredictable

The Mancunion does TEDxManchester

Here are the 10 most important ‘less is more’ lessons The Mancunion learnt at this February’s TedxManchester conference

The NHS needs a digital healthcare revolution

Artificial intelligence is just one of the ground-breaking technologies that could transform NHS healthcare

Manchester Science Festival 2017 announces first headliner

The unique ‘Robots’ exhibition, showcasing the 500-year evolution of robots, is to headline the annual science festival held at Manchester’s Museum of Science & Industry

Lay off the referees and introduce technology

George Green makes the case for less criticism of officials and some technological updates to decision making