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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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New project will shed light on playwright

Professor Martin Butler (School of English) is leading a five-year international project to put together a complete critical edition of the works of playwright John Marston.

The Yorkshire Post
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Dr Stephen Wright (School of Chemical and Process Engineering) talks about wreckage found on an island in the Indian Ocean that could be linked to flight MH370.

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Professor Simon Kay (School of Medicine) is interviewed at the LGI about hand transplants in light of news from America where a child has had a double hand transplant.

Sky News
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