University of Manchester

Why lab-grown meat is a good thing

While the sight of someone eating a very expensive burger is clearly something of a publicity stunt, the underlying idea behind laboratory-grown meat is sound. The research is highly laudable, because what it promises is ...

Aug 05, 2013
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Playing Lego on an atomic scale

In a perspective review written for Nature, Sir Andre and Dr Irina Grigorieva, from The University of Manchester, discuss how layered materials can be split into isolated atomic planes and then reassembled ...

Jul 25, 2013
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Rare manuscript by Italian master found

A University of Manchester academic has discovered an important and previously unknown manuscript by one of the medieval period's greatest thinkers, who was born 700 years ago this year.

Jul 11, 2013
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