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.
The way in which a rare virus attacks cells could hold the key to new therapies for aggressive brain and lung cancers, according to new research.
Dr. Yves-Alexandre de Montjoye has warned of the risk of privacy attacks that happen through friends.
Imperial experts have found a 'breadcrumb trail' of debris from an 800,000 year old meteor impact
A coupled system of two miniature detectors called nanopores improves detection of biological molecules, including DNA and markers of early disease.
The UK cut its emissions from electricity production by 25% in 2016, using a strategy many countries could adopt to quickly lower carbon emissions.
The maser (microwave amplification by stimulated emission of radiation), the older microwave frequency sibling of the laser, was invented in 1954. However unlike lasers, which have become widespread, masers are much less ...
Well-connected smart devices at home and in healthcare are currently vulnerable to hacking, warn two new reports.
In laser facilities in the UK, Imperial physicists are testing an 84-year-old theory which was once thought impossible to prove.
Researchers got a rare opportunity to study an underwater volcano in the Caribbean when it erupted while they were surveying the area.
Researchers have fused living and non-living cells for the first time in a way that allows them to work together, paving the way for new applications.