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National facility for innovative robotics opens

- A new Government-backed centre is set to put Leeds at the forefront of UK robot design and construction.

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‘Endless possibilities’ for bio-nanotechnology

- Scientists from the University of Leeds have taken a crucial step forward in bio-nanotechnology, a field that uses biology to develop new tools for science, technology and medicine.

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Leading synchrotron scientist appointed to Bragg Centenary Chair

- Professor Sven Schroeder has been appointed to a new chair set up to lead research into the atomic structure of materials.

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Breakthrough allows researchers to watch molecules “wiggle”

- A new crystallographic technique developed at the University of Leeds is set to transform scientists’ ability to observe how molecules work.

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£11 million funding for doctoral training partnership for biological scientists

- A consortium of Yorkshire universities has been chosen to help spearhead the training of the next generation of biological scientists.

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Flying fish – from Africa to the Amazon

- Scientists have uncovered the natural fertiliser contained within Saharan dust that plays an important role in the health of the Amazon rainforest when it is blown across the Atlantic: fish bone.

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