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A new study by The University of Manchester and RAND Europe has found that 60% of weapons on sale on the ‘dark web’ are from the USA.
New research from The University of Manchester says the sheer size and weight of T. rex means it couldn’t move at high speed as its leg bones would have buckled under its own weight.
Research confirms that work to protect the iconic moorland of the Peak District and South Pennines is having a positive and significant effect on the environment.
Graphene research takes another step forward with the latest study from the University showing how new materials can be realised simply by applying a magnetic field.
A new multimillion-pound research project led by BP and the University could help to dramatically reduce the impact that corrosion and wear have on industry worldwide.
Why do some online trends take the world by storm? Researchers at Manchester’s School of Mathematics are investigating Internet trends and memes to find out.
The University of Manchester's research beacons are examples of pioneering discoveries, interdisciplinary collaboration and cross-sector partnerships that are tackling some of the biggest questions facing the planet.