A research team led by the University of Leeds has observed for the first time how HIV and Ebola viruses attach to cells to spread infection.

A group of drugs already in everyday use to treat psychosis or depression may also be used to defeat deadly and emerging viruses.

The healthcare company Roche has acquired the intellectual property and technology of the Leeds Virtual Microscope (LVM), an innovative system designed to help pathologists making cancer diagnoses.

Scientists at the University of Leeds will run the equivalent of password cracking software to find the chemical keys to defeating the Ebola virus.

A new test could help patients with advanced bowel cancer get the best treatment for their disease.