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Hand dryers can spread bacteria in public toilets, research finds

- Modern hand dryers are much worse than paper towels when it comes to spreading germs, according to new University of Leeds research.

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National award for transforming data into knowledge

- A collaboration between Leeds-based The Phoenix Partnership (TPP) and the University of Leeds has won a national Research Council UK impact award from Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency.

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Molecule fights cancer on two fronts

- Researchers at the University of Leeds have made a new synthetic anti-cancer molecule that targets two key mechanisms in the spread of malignant tumours through the body.

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Puree helps kids make smooth transition to vegetables

- Adding tiny amounts of vegetable puree to milk and then rice at the time of weaning makes children more likely to eat vegetables, new University of Leeds research shows.

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New plaque marks partnership to fight breast cancer

- A plaque to mark a historic partnership between Breast Cancer Campaign and the University of Leeds, which is leading the fight against breast cancer, was unveiled in Leeds on Monday (November 10).

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Sea sponge drug could boost advanced breast cancer survival by up to five months

- The cancer drug eribulin, originally developed from sea sponges, could give women with advanced triple negative breast cancer an average of five extra months of life, new research says.

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