Infector detector14/02/2008
The US health service spends a staggering one billion dollars to treat the one million or so infections that occur every year in its hospitals. The principal source of these infections is urinary catheters, which are mainly used in elderly patients. In the labs of Imperial College, a team of second year undergrads and their supervisors, Professors Kitney and Freemont, addressed this widespread problem.

What colour are your balls?14/02/2008
Pink is due to headline in cricket. Before you angst-ridden girls and guys get excited, we don't mean the singer, but the colour. That's right – no longer restricted to fairy tale princesses, the Pink Panther, or that crispy wafer biscuit at birthday parties for fiveyear- olds – pink is coming to a game near you.

SIZE really isn't everything you know14/02/2008
New findings by scientists at Imperial College London have cast doubt on the legacy of 'the island rule'.

Silwood's 'shrooms'14/02/2008
Who says there isn't mush-room at Silwood Park? Well, there is now!

Hungry? We can read your mind14/02/2008
Feeling hungry? We can tell. Scientists at Imperial College can measure how hungry or full a mouse feels with a new technique that uses magnetic resonance imaging. Their groundbreaking technique enables observation of neuronal activity in regions of the brain regulating appetite.

Dust be good to me20/03/2006
After an anxious wait, NASA finally got around to posting the London team their share of cosmic dust...

Poo parasite catalyst for Schizophrenia20/03/2006
Scientists at Imperial have identified a new reason to avoid eating cat droppings...

The Beat goes on20/03/2006
Traditional bypass operations involve stopping and opening the heart, while using an artificial pump to keep blood flowing around the body. But new robotic software may soon remove the need to even open the chest...

Xray Vision moves one step closer20/03/2006
Man has long desired the ability to see through solid objects such as bathroom walls and changing room curtains. New research suggests that this may one day be possible...

Imperial gets new fellows19/06/2005
Two Imperial scientists are among the 44 new fellows the Royal Society has just welcomed to its ranks...

Ain't no surf on early Earth19/06/2005
Ancient seas were almost tideless, so say researchers from Imperial's department of Earth Sciences and Engineering. A new model simulates how tides in North West Europe would have behaved 300 million years ago, in an era before dinosaurs, long-boards or wetsuits...

Imperial grab hatrick19/06/2005
Imperial's Department of Materials swept the board at the prestigious, if not famous, Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining Awards, winning more than any other institution...

Tanaka hope for losers19/06/2005
The clumsily titled 2005 Tanaka Business School Business Plan Competition has been won by 'Doh! Lost & Found', a team who use ID tags to reunite lost laptops and personal electronics with forgetful owners...

Robodoc on patrol in St Mary's Hospital19/06/2005
St Mary's NHS Trust and Imperial College have taken inspiration from a 1987 film to develop a robot that allows experts to examine and communicate with hospital patients remotely...

Flu good to be true80/62/006
Researchers at Imperial modelled how a flu pandemic would spread...

Pot-ential pain relief80/62/006
An extract from the cannabis plant provides effective pain relief after surgery...

Out of this world80/62/006
Astrophysicists from Imperial College have found that a day on Saturn lasts approximately 10 hours and 47 minutes...

Now you see it...80/62/006
Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak may not be so far-fetched after all...

How brainy is your phone?11/22/005
Your mobile phone could one day have the memory size similar to a desktop computer thanks to a microchip that mimics the functioning of the brain...

Lack of sex can lead to extinction11/22/005
Asexual organisms can reproduce rapidly and initially prosper ahead of their sexually active relatives. But new research suggests that these benefits may be short-lived...

We want your brain11/22/005
Fed up of having a brain you barely use? Want someone to benefit from it after you die? Feel free to donate it...

"New TB test: faster, cheaper and easier"11/22/005
A standard test for TB takes three to four weeks and costs £17-£23. However, a new test has been developed which takes just one week and costs only £1 to perform...

Give the Doc a bone11/22/005
Imperial's Dr Edward Draper and colleagues have developed a new laser imaging technique which can more fully assess the strength of bones.It could help detect the likelihood of future osteoporosis in young women...

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