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Top entrepreneurship prize for glass security technology

- A University of Leeds researcher has won a national entrepreneurship prize for his work in developing a new method of counterfeit-proofing glass.

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New funding to transform food security research

- The University of Leeds will be driving innovation in food security after a new multi-million pound research grant was awarded by government.

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Amazon’s carbon uptake declines as trees die faster

- The most extensive land-based study of the Amazon to date reveals it is losing its capacity to absorb carbon from the atmosphere.

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Parasite turns shrimp into voracious cannibals

- Parasites can play an important role in driving cannibalism, according to a new research which looked at cannibalism among freshwater shrimp in Northern Ireland.

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Epoch-defining study pinpoints when humans came to dominate planet Earth

- The human-dominated geological epoch known as the Anthropocene probably began around the year 1610, according to new research published today in Nature.

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Researchers to build smart trousers and sensitive bionic hand

- University of Leeds researchers will play key roles in two innovative projects using futuristic engineering to assist the human body.

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