The body’s peripheral nervous system could be capable of interpreting its environment and modulating pain, neuroscientists have established, after studying how rodents reacted to stimulation.

Leeds Festival of Science is back, offering a range of events from songs about science to a chance to have a go at keyhole surgery.

A composer working with sounds below the limits of human hearing has been announced as the winner of the inaugural £15,000 DARE Art Prize by Opera North and the University's Cultural Institute.

Scientists have identified new ways to provide vaccines against polio, which do not require the growth of live virus for their manufacture.

The results of a £17 million investment in advanced biological research equipment have been unveiled at the University today, with the official opening of the Astbury BioStructure Laboratory.