New research shows that a large-scale volcanic eruption in southern Iceland, similar to the Laki eruption in 1783, could result in widespread air pollution across Europe.

University of Leeds scientists have invented a new type of polymer gel that can be used to make safer, smaller and cheaper lithium batteries.

Scientists have successfully created synthetic crystals whose structures and properties mimic those of naturally occurring biominerals such as seashells.

Researchers at the University of Leeds have discovered a pain-free way of tackling dental decay.

Engineering students from the University of Leeds have found a way to let surgeons keep their sense of touch when operating at a distance with 'keyhole' techniques.