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from or mentioning Manchester, England

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SpiNNaker Project: ARM processor chips to mimic human brain functions

Scientists are working towards producing a high-performance computer which they intend to create working models of human brain functions. Microprocessor chips will be linked together to simulate th...

07 Jul '11 | Cybernetics

Leaving school without qualifications associated with poorer health in later life

Students who leave school without qualifications suffer from poorer health and greater risk of heart disease over their lifetimes than those with some qualifications, according to recent research c...

07 Jul '11 | Education | Manchester

Drug-resistant strains of Aspergillus fungi

Some strains of Aspergillus fungi, a deadly fungal infection that can affect humans, seem to be developing resistance to current drug treatments at an alarming rate according to scientists involved...

05 May '11

Stress and Psoriasis

Psoriasis sufferers could benefit from a new study that aims to reduce the symptoms of this chronic skin condition through the psychological concept of mindfulness. This research is based on the no...

20 Apr '11 | Mindfulness | Manchester, England

Mood swings of bipolar patients can be predicted

People who suffer from bipolar disorder are prone to extreme mood swings that take them from great emotional highs to the pits of depression. The cause of these mood swings is often attributed to t...

19 Apr '11

Support for Deaf Children with Complex Disabilities (UK)

Recent research at Manchester University (England) in collaboration with National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS) has highlighted many urgent issues of concern to the parents and carers of deaf chil...

03 Mar '11

Cancer increases risk of developing listeria by 5x

Listeriosis is a rare but serious food-borne illness caused by the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes. Some groups of people can be more seriously affected by this type of food poisoning than others....

15 Dec '10 | Cancer | UK

Eating purple fruits such as blueberries is good for your health

Eating purple fruits such as blueberries and drinking green tea can help ward off diseases including Alzheimer’s, Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson’s, according to a University of Manchester report.

08 Dec '10 | Nutrition | Manchester (UK)

New guide to predict survival from cancer

University of Manchester scientists have helped develop a new way of predicting how long terminally ill cancer patients have to live. The research is based on blood tests, white cell blood count, ...

09 Nov '10 | Cancer News | Manchester

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