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.
A new catalytic converter that could cut fuel consumption and manufacturing costs has been designed by a scientist from Imperial College London.
Scientists have made an important advance in understanding how a subset of bacterial cells escape being killed by many antibiotics.
A new method for analysing biological samples based on their chemical makeup is set to transform the way medical scientists examine diseased tissue.
Scientists have taken an important step towards new malaria treatments by identifying a way to stop malaria parasites from multiplying.
Researchers have devised a simple and reliable way to set sustainable quotas for hunting lions, to help lion populations to grow, in a new study.
Scientists have found evidence that there was once an ancient lake on Mars that may have been able to support life, in research published today in the journal Science.
Nearly 17,000 kilometres of road were built in the Brazilian Amazon rainforest every year between 2004 and 2007.
(Phys.org) —Researchers have demonstrated how to produce electronic inks for the development of new applications using the 'wonder material', carbon nanotubes.
(Phys.org) —Rows of aluminum studs help solar panels extract more energy from sunlight than those with flat surfaces.
How some plant species evolved super-efficient photosynthesis had been a mystery. Now, scientists have identified what steps led to that change.