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Waste biomass turned into high-value chemicals
An international team has converted waste sugar cane and wheat straw from agricultural processes into valuable chemicals.
The universe isn’t flat – it’s curved
Manchester-led research has challenged the current model of the universe.
Gary Younge becomes a Professor at the University
Award-winning author, broadcaster and columnist Gary Younge is joining Manchester's Faculty of Humanities.
Ancient bones aid modern conservation
An international team are helping identify which turtle species were fished through ancient bone proteins to inform long-term human impact trends.
Enzyme structure key to all life on earth
Manchester–China collaboration has uncovered a key finding in the structure of an enzyme essential for photosynthesis and all life on earth.
Bacteria could replace crude oil in biofuels
Researchers are exploring how to create bio-based jet fuels from bacteria that grows in seawater rather than using crude oil.
University launches UK-China Diplomatic Dialogue
British and Chinese diplomats and civil servants have met in Manchester to discuss educational exchanges, trade relations and the future of UK-China relations.