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A drug used to treat conditions such as epilepsy has been shown in lab tests in Manchester to significantly improve bone growth impaired by a form of dwarfism.
A team led by Manchester researcher Maximilian Parker has shown that each one of us has a unique 'control profile' that can be extracted by computer.
An established but little known psychological theory is set to improve performances across a range of activities, including sport, according to new research published today.
Bacteria may be responsible for far more than we suspect, especially when it comes to inflammatory diseases such as type 2 diabetes.
A research team led by a Manchester professor has shown that a urine test leads to a drop in blood pressure in patients who had been struggling to take their blood pressure tablets.
Scientists from the UK and Germany have discovered the largest Ichthyosaurus on record and found it was pregnant at the time of death.
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.