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Medical libraries go online for all

- The University of Leeds is joining forces with one of the world’s major resources for the study of medical history as part of a project to create a comprehensive online resource.

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Supercomputer to boost health research

- A new supercomputer hosted at the University of Leeds is set to transform health research in the North of England.

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Terahertz researchers win Faraday Medal

- Two University of Leeds professors have won the 2014 Faraday Medal for outstanding contributions to experimental physics.

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Big data technique improves monitoring of kidney transplant patients

- A new data analysis technique radically improves monitoring of kidney patients, according to a University of Leeds-led study, and could lead to profound changes in the way we understand our health.

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The ‘microbial garden’ taking the shine off glaciers

- The first ecological study of an entire glacier has found that microbes drastically reduce surface reflectivity and therefore have an impact on the amount of sunlight that is reflected into space.

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Clouds: bright and with a fresh pine scent

- A new study has shed light on the first step of cloud formation, revealing that organic oxides – such as the molecule responsible for giving pine forests their smell – are a vital ingredient.

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