A prototype robotic sleeve, which can wrap around a weak heart before synchronising with its natural motion to help it keep beating, has been developed by an international team of engineers.

The global food system needs to be made more equitable and sustainable, according to a University expert who is lobbying senior politicians and business figures this week.

Students at the University of Leeds are now the fifth most targeted in the UK by leading employers.

A focus on policies to conserve tropical forests for their carbon storage value may imperil some of the world’s most biologically rich tropical forests.

More than 200 scientists have signed up to a tissue-sharing database designed to reduce the number of animals needed for biomedical research.