The University of Manchester has been announced as one of four new hubs to develop research into artificial intelligence and robotics.Read the full story ›
Jodrell Bank Observatory is bidding to stand alongside the Taj Mahal and Stonehenge on the international heritage stage.Read the full story ›
Is the new technology we own putting us at risk from crime? Georgie Barrat investigates in, Can Crooks Hack Your Home?Read the full story ›
The former head of Britain's electronic surveillance agency said the UK is "desperately" short of computer scientists and engineers.Read the full story ›
A robot called Alan's earned two schoolgirls from Wirral a place in a competition in Japan. Anna Sass and Lilly Hudson, students at Prenton High School, built and programmed it themselves. It's part of a project to help develop robots that will eventually be used in real-life search and rescue missions.
A transportation system which aims to whisk passengers at speeds of up to 750mph has shortlisted a proposed route in the North West.Read the full story ›
It's the anniversary of one of the most iconic structures in the region.
Jodrell Bank radio telescope in Cheshire was first put into operation 60 years ago today.
The project was launched in 1949 when scientist Bernard Lovell decided to construct a 250ft steerable telescope, which would enable him to examine cosmic rays, meteors and the radio waves from the deepest reaches of the universe.
Working closely with Sheffield engineer H. C. Husband construction got underway in 1952. It was largely completed five years later and the various stages of operation began.
And it has been at the forefront of scientific research ever since.
Internet firms including Facebook, Twitter and Google have reiterated their commitment to removing terrorist content.Read the full story ›
NHS Trusts that run hospitals in Southport, Ormskirk, Chorley and Preston have cancelled or postponed surgery scheduled for today.Read the full story ›
It is among the most iconic of locations. San Francisco's landmarks make fitting backdrops for blockbusters.Read the full story ›