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Further evidence of genetic key to deadliest form of skin cancer

University of Leeds experts have uncovered further evidence that protective buffers at the ends of chromosomes - telomeres - are fundamental to the understanding of the deadliest form of skin cancer.

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Climate change threatens precious UK ecosystem

An entire ecosystem is at risk from the effects of climate change on the UK’s blanket bogs, scientists at the University of Leeds have warned.

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Study finds non-genetic cancer mechanism

Cancer can be caused solely by protein imbalances within cells, a study of ovarian cancer has found.

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Powerful role to play in North

Professor Peter Moizer, Dean of LUBS, writes on the government’s plans to create a northern powerhouse.

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‘Artists Den Presents alt-J’ to premiere at US cinemas

A concert film of rock band alt-J, who met while students at the University, will premiere in some US cinemas in September.

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Leeds West Indian Carnival

This preview of Leeds West Indian Carnival mentions the University of Leeds honorary degree awarded to Arthur France, the carnival’s founder.

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