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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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New school to boost engineering education

- The University has joined with local organisations and businesses to set up a Leeds school aimed at 14 to 18 year olds interested in engineering and advanced manufacturing.

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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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