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On sunny days a cloud full of ice-lollies sounds like the ultimate treat, yet researchers from The University of Manchester have discovered such clouds, twice.
The public are invited to download a free app to track their seasonal allergy symptoms and help researchers understand why the frequency of allergies is increasing.
New Anglo-Danish research shows childhood hospitalisations for trauma increase the risk of harmful and self-destructive behaviour in later life.
T. rex gets a protein shake-up – with prehistoric collagen identified as a modern contaminant.
Scientists have discovered a new enzyme that will make a drug used to treat Parkinson’s disease cheaper and quicker to produce.
Researchers at The University of Manchester have discovered that a protein found on the surface of cells contributes to chemotherapy resistance in the most common type of childhood leukaemia.
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.