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A powerful method of combining natural enzymes with non-toxic synthetic catalysts to deliver the chemical building blocks used in pharmaceutical production has been developed in Manchester.
GPs who are under considerable pressure are more likely to prescribe broad-spectrum antibiotics, says Dr Thomas Allen.
There is a direct link between poor wastewater management and high levels of microplastic pollution in UK rivers, according to a Manchester researcher.
People living in England’s most deprived communities are also 46% more likely to die from COVID-19 than those in the rest of the country, according to a new report.
Manchester researchers find that the use of temporary GPs (or locums) is highest in rural, small or poorer performing GP centres.
The fossilised remains of Britain’s largest ichthyosaur have been discovered at the Rutland Water Nature Reserve.
New research has demonstrated that tiny graphene neural probes can be used safely to greatly improve our understanding of the causes of epilepsy.
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.