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.
Decisions made in the next decade will determine whether Antarctica suffers dramatic changes that contribute to a metre of global sea level rise.
Pollution is changing the fungi that provide mineral nutrients to tree roots, which could explain malnutrition trends in Europe's trees.
Researchers designed a unique facility for testing 3-D printed engine parts, to help reduce carbon emissions worldwide. The new Transient Air System Rig (TASR) was designed and built by Dr. Aaron Costall and his team from ...
When female birds have chicks as the result of an extra-marital fling, the fathers are almost always older males, and scientists are finding out why.
A student-founded startup creating paper sensors to monitor breathing rates of hospital patients has won the White City Innovators' Programme.
Genuinely 'deforestation-free' palm oil products are problematic to guarantee, according to a new study.
Artificial cells that release materials when exposed to light have been embedded in a durable membrane, allowing chemical reactions to be controlled.
Researchers have studied how a 'drumstick' made of light could make a microscopic 'drum' vibrate and stand still at the same time.
Imperial College London scientists have found traces of fatty acids—key building blocks of biological cells—in Dorset's acidic streams. They say that because of the similarity of acidic streams in Dorset and on Mars, ...
Researchers have lab-tested a molecule that can combat the common cold virus by preventing it from hijacking human cells.