Synchrotron uncovers fossil’s ghostly teeth

Scientists at the University of Manchester, UK, used a synchrotron to reveal previously unseen anatomy in a lizard fossil.

Dinosaurs not so heavy after all

Scientists have developed a new laser technique to measure the weight and size of dinosaurs - and found they were much lighter than previously thought.

'Invisibility cloak' could hide buildings from earthquakes

A team of British mathematicians has developed a theoretical design for a Harry Potter style ’cloaking’ device which could protect buildings from earthquakes.

Team uses graphene film to distil vodka

One of the first creators of graphene, Professor Sir Andre Geim, has found a new use for the wonder material - distilling alcohol.

Breeding new crops could slash CO2 levels

Breeding deeper-rooted crop plants could dramatically lower CO2 levels in the atmosphere, a University of Manchester scientist claims.