University of Manchester

Rutherford's secret war mission helped pioneer 'sonar'

Manchester scientist Ernest Rutherford โ€“ famed for "splitting the atom" โ€“ also deserves better recognition for helping to pioneer a system we now know as sonar as part of a top secret World War One defence project.

dateNov 10, 2014 in Other
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Major breakthrough could help detoxify pollutants

Scientists at The University of Manchester hope a major breakthrough could lead to more effective methods for detoxifying dangerous pollutants like PCBs and dioxins. The result is a culmination of 15 years of research and ...

dateOct 19, 2014 in Environment
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Prospects of ending corporate corruption 'bleak'

Legislation designed to help law enforcement agencies respond to economic crimes such as corporate corruption and bribery is facing significant obstacles to enforcement โ€“ and the situation is unlikely to improve in the ...

dateOct 15, 2014 in Business
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