Researchers have confirmed a unique behaviour within the male population of tiny fig wasps that pollinate fig trees - they team up to help pregnant females, even if they have not mated themselves.

An international team of researchers from Leeds, London and Berlin has discovered more about the function of muscle stem cells, thanks to next-generation DNA sequencing techniques.

It's a dirty job, but someone has to do it. Researchers from the University of Leeds have teamed up with Sellafield Ltd to clean up radioactive sludge produced by the UK nuclear industry.

Constraints on creativity imposed by computer-aided design (CAD) tools are being overcome, thanks to a novel system that incorporates eye-tracking technology.

Researchers at the University of Leeds and Durham University have solved a long-standing problem that could revolutionise the way new plastics are developed.