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University of Manchester

Oxford Road
M13 9PL Manchester
United Kingdom
+44 161 306 6000

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The University of Manchester is Britain's largest single-site university with a proud history of achievement and an ambitious agenda for the future.

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  • News

    World's first 'molecular robot' capable of building molecules

    Scientists at The University of Manchester have created the world's first 'molecular robot' that is capable of performing basic tasks including building other molecules. The tiny robots, which are a millionth of a millimetre in size, can be programmed to move and build molecular cargo, usin ... more

    Graphene sieve turns seawater into drinking water

    Graphene-oxide membranes have attracted considerable attention as promising candidates for new filtration technologies. Now the much sought-after development of making membranes capable of sieving common salts has been achieved. New research demonstrates the real-world potential of providin ... more

    Potential approach to how radioactive elements could be 'fished out' of nuclear waste

    Manchester scientists have revealed how arsenic molecules might be used to 'fish out' the most toxic elements from radioactive nuclear waste - a breakthrough that could make the decommissioning industry even safer and more effective. Elizabeth Wildman, a PhD student in the research group le ... more

  • Videos

    What is graphene?

    What is graphene? Graphene is the world's first 2D material which was initially isolated in 2004. It was discovered after scientists at The University of Manchester separated one atomic layer of graphite using simple sticky tape. This short animation takes a look at how graphene was isolate ... more

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