Scientists have uncovered the natural fertiliser contained within Saharan dust that plays an important role in the health of the Amazon rainforest when it is blown across the Atlantic: fish bone.

The magnificent plumage of the peacock may not be quite the sacrifice to love that it appears to be, University of Leeds researchers have discovered.

Scientists at the University of Leeds think we may be able to drown deadly bacteria in their own paperwork.

Buffers that guard against damage to the ends of chromosomes could hold the key to a better understanding of malignant melanoma, according to new research from the University of Leeds.

Crucial DNA testing of a Victorian shawl, undertaken by a University of Leeds expert, may have helped solve the enduring riddle of the identity of Victorian serial killer Jack the Ripper.