Global warming may lead to a drop in lightning strikes, affecting atmospheric composition and the frequency of natural forest fires in the tropics, a new study suggests.

Scientists have identified part of the molecular mechanism that gives a long-lived bat species its extraordinary lifespan compared to other animals.

University of Leeds scientists are looking back in time at previously discarded chemical compounds, to see if any could be developed for new antibiotics.

Researchers from the University of Leeds are contributing to a 30-month autonomous vehicle project that will culminate in the most complex journey yet attempted across the UK without driver input.

Terminally-ill patients experience significantly better quality of life before they die if they receive earlier access to palliative care, according to new research.