This year's Manchester Science Festival got underway today and will run until the 2nd of October across more than 40 venues in the city.
One of the highlights of the festival is a display of what's possible through 3D printing technology at the Museum Of Science and Industry.
The Culture Select Committee will hold an inquiry today into the future of Manchester's Museum of Science and industry.
The group which owns MOSI said it may have to close one of it's three museums in the north in light of government spending cuts.
The Culture Select Committee has agreed to investigate the funding of Manchester's Museum of Science and Industry and the Science Museum Group. MP for Manchester Withington, John Leech, says the MOSI faces closure if the government cuts funding.
Liverpool-based drug development company Redx Pharma will open a new research and development facility at AstraZeneca’s Alderley Park site in Cheshire creating 119 jobs.
The Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL) in Buxton has created a robot that is able to accurately simulate projectile vomiting.
A new genetic blueprint of bread wheat could aid efforts to feed an increasingly hungry world, according to a Liverpool professor.
Family and friends pay tribute to Dr Sean Barrett from Salford who died in an Australian car crash