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Elephant skeleton joins commuters at Piccadilly station
The skeleton of Maharajah, Manchester’s most famous elephant, has swapped Manchester Museum for Piccadilly Station as part of a new campaign to bring extraordinary objects to unlikely locations.
Key flaw in solar panels solved
Manchester scientists have discovered a previously unknown material defect causing solar panels to perform at only 20% efficiency, a problem which had been known about but unresolved for 40 years.
India’s childhood survival rate rises to 80%
Work led by Manchester Professor Vaskar Saha means that around 80% of children with the most common childhood cancer are now likely to survive following treatment at major centres across India.
Financial crisis factor in rising self-harm rates in middle-aged men
A Manchester-led study has found that self-harm in middle-aged men increased by nearly 50% following the 2008 financial crisis.
The Purple Wave raises ￡11k for University causes
Manchester staff and students raised ￡11,153.17 for the University's Undergraduate Access Scholarships, Equity and Merit Scholarships and medical research.
New Manchester biomarker business launched
APIS Assay Technologies, a new business dedicated to developing biomarkers for diagnosing disease, has started at Manchester’s health innovation campus.
Three million year old mouse reveals the secrets of colour
An international team, led by the University, has used X-ray imaging to reveal specific red pigments in extinct mice which shows how their colour evolved.
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