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Step back in time with M&S

From miniskirts and flares to shoulder pads, the Marks & Spencer Company Archive on campus is going back in time to celebrate all things great about the swinging 60s, stylish 70s and eccentric 80s.

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Mimicking natural evolution with ‘promiscuous reactions’ to improve the diversity of drugs

A revolutionary new scientific method developed at the University of Leeds will improve the diversity of ‘biologically active molecules’, such as antibiotics and anti-cancer agents.

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Tickling your ear could be good for your heart

Stimulating nerves in your ear could improve the health of your heart, researchers have discovered.

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Research at the Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering aims to improve the lives of patients everywhere. Frank the cycling skeleton helps to test the strength of new hip and knee replacements. Read about this research

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Radio: Georgey Spanswick

Dr Lars Berger (School of Politics and International Studies) discusses the rise of Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.

BBC Radio York
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Restaurant scene grows in city

Bidding wars are breaking out in Leeds due to a recent rise in the amount of restaurants opening up in the city. Numbers from the Business School are quoted in the article; they show that during the economic downturn many restaurant businesses across Yorkshire contracted. Professor Nick Wilson from Leeds University Business School is quoted in the article.

Yorkshire Post
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Radio: Wes Butters

Dr Victoria Honeyman (School of Politics and International Studies) comments on South Yorkshire police and crime commissioner Shaun Wright’s refusal to resign in the wake of the Rotherham child sex abuse scandal.

BBC Radio Leeds
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