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.
New research suggests that it is possible to create a new form of light by binding light to a single electron, combining the properties of both.
An Imperial engineering student showcases his equations as a set of beautiful diagrams and describes how they can be used to optimise processes.
A new study provides more evidence that identical sections of DNA can match up with each other without the help of other molecules.
A new study of the early universe reveals how it could have been formed from an older collapsing universe, rather than being brand new.
Scientists have created an iron-based ring structure that could be used for new applications in electronics and sensing.
A new study shows that male sparrows can judge if a spouse is prone to infidelity, providing less food for their brood if their partner is unfaithful.
New research has revealed that fewer than predicted planets may be capable of harbouring life because their atmospheres keep them too hot.
Scientists studying deltas show how they may be able to predict where destructive changes in a river's course may occur.
Current rates of climate change could trigger instability in a major Antarctic glacier, ultimately leading to more than 2m of sea-level rise.
Proteins are essential for processes that sustain life. They are created in cells through a process called gene expression, which uses instructions from stretches of DNA called genes to build proteins. Sometimes genes are ...