How many of us can ever say we feel like we get enough sleep? And if wanted to grab 40 winks the last place you'd think of to do it would be in a busy shopping centre. But now you can at one of our busiest shopping centres.
The Chronarium at Manchester's Arndale is part sleep lab, part art installation. It's creators say because modern tech like our smart phones is always switched on, it can be difficult for us to switch off. Mel Barham reports.
Construction of a polar research ship, which shot to fame amid calls to name the vessel Boaty McBoatface, is getting under way.Read the full story ›
A state-of-the-art research vessel docked in Liverpool today.
RSS Discovery, a 100-metre long vessel is part of an environmental science event taking place in the city.
It will be moored on the waterfront until October 7th as part of the Natural Environment Research Council’s Into The Blue event.
The remains of a Giant Deer have been scientifically dated 100 years after first being displayed on the Isle of Man.Read the full story ›
Thomas Thwaites used specially-made prostheses to live as a goat in the Alps for three days.Read the full story ›
Stargazers are in for an annual treat as a spectacular meteor shower is set to light up the night skies.Read the full story ›
This video shows Saturn and its rings in the night sky... and amazingly it was taken on a mobile phone from a garden in Salford.Read the full story ›
Coronation Street actress Cath Tyldesley investigates the diet industry - are quick-fix diets a sensible solution for long-term health?Read the full story ›
Manchester isn't only the home of two rather large football teams - it's also home to some of the most ground breaking scientific discoveries including splitting the atom and the invention of the computer.
And more recently the discovery of graphene - the strongest, thinnest material in the world. That's lead to Manchester being named European City of Science for 2016.
Tim Scott reports.
Island becomes first nation in its entirety to be granted UNESCO achievementRead the full story ›