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Research project will shed light on overshadowed Shakespeare contemporary

A University of Leeds literary historian is embarking on a major project to shed light on an influential but neglected contemporary of Shakespeare.

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Eliminating ulcer germ may help prevent stomach cancer

Targeting the strain of bacteria that causes ulcers may help prevent stomach cancer, according to research led by the University of Leeds.

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Cool summer of 2013 boosted Arctic sea ice

The volume of Arctic sea ice increased by a third after the summer of 2013 as unusually cool air temperatures prevented the ice from melting, according to University of Leeds and UCL scientists.

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Are robot surgeons safe?

Rebecca Randell (School of Healthcare) discusses the use of robots in surgery.

The Conversation
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The long road to peace and the women who led the way

Dr Ingrid Sharp (Faculty of Arts) who runs the Resistance to War strand of the Legacies of War project is featured discussing the largest and highest profile peace gathering during the war.

The Yorkshire Post
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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. Professor John Ladbury (Faculty of Biological Sciences) features in the article. Also covered by: UPI:, The Yorkshire Post online:, The Yorkshire Post: (Scan available), The Herald: (Scan available), The Scotsman: (Scan available), Science News:, Health Canal:, Big News Network:, The Daily Mix:, Biology News Net:, Machines Like Us:, Breitbart:, MNT:, Drug Discovery and Development:, Demanjo:

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