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.
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.
Researchers have used lasers to connect, arrange and merge artificial cells, paving the way for networks of artificial cells that act like tissues.
Studying the fleeting actions of electrons in organic materials will now be much easier, thanks to a new method for generating fast X-rays.
A deadly fungus responsible for the devastation of amphibian populations around the world may have originated in East Asia, new research has found.
Imperial scientists have worked out how to fine-tune cellular clocks, which might lead to optimised production of drugs, biofuels and other chemicals.
A new research project aims to speed up the delivery of personalised cancer treatments by using smartphones to crunch data while their owners sleep.
Experts have equipped biotech workhorse bacteria with feedback control mechanism to balance growth with making protein products.
A new study has cast doubt on leading theory for how tiny creatures have evolved for tens of millions of years—without ever having sex.
The temperature trend of continents can be estimated by measuring warming of nearby oceans, revealing a simple behaviour of the climate system.