Imperial College London's official title is The Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine and was founded in 1907. It is a public institution that focuses on engineering, technology and medical research. It is generally placed in the top 3 of UK universities along with Oxford and Cambridge. Imperial College London represents a merger between the Royal School of Mines and the Royal College of Medicine founded in 1845. Since its inception it has steadily incorporated hospitals and teaching/research entities to form the modern Imperial College London. Admission to undergraduate and graduate programs is highly selective. Imperial College London publishes news about current research in medicine, technology and other relevant work on their Web site. Press inquiries are welcome.
Researchers have found a way to accelerate antimatter in a 1000x smaller space than current accelerators, boosting the science of exotic particles.
Scientists found that relatively slow electrons are produced when intense lasers interact with small clusters of atoms, upturning current theories.
By combining studies on one species of malaria-carrying mosquito, researchers found that no other animals rely solely on them for food.
Scientists have designed a type of translator that allows different types of bacteria to 'talk' to each other.
Under warmer conditions, plants can take up more carbon dioxide by using carbon more efficiently for growth, shows a new study.
Preventing reservoir evaporation during droughts with floating balls may not help conserve water overall, due to the water needed to make the balls.
A new Imperial review suggests more work is needed to tackle emissions in easier sectors and the difficult.
Scientists have found that molecular oxygen around comet 67P is not produced on its surface, as some suggested, but may be from its body.
Some bacteria can release toxins that provoke their neighbours into attacking each other, a tactic that could be exploited to fight infections.
Developing countries face debt payments of up to $168 billion over the next ten years as a result of their vulnerability to man-made climate change.