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Mimicking natural evolution with ‘promiscuous reactions’ to improve the diversity of drugs

A revolutionary new scientific method developed at the University of Leeds will improve the diversity of ‘biologically active molecules’, such as antibiotics and anti-cancer agents.
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Tickling your ear could be good for your heart

Stimulating nerves in your ear could improve the health of your heart, researchers have discovered.
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University of Leeds researchers lead £20 million fight against cardiovascular diseases

Researchers from the University of Leeds are leading the fight against heart diseases thanks to more than £20 million of funding from the British Heart Foundation (BHF).
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Student satisfaction rises

The University recorded another uplift in performance in this year’s National Student Survey, with 88% of our final year students saying they are satisfied with the quality of their course at Leeds.
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Scientists unlock key to blood vessel formation

Scientists from the University of Leeds have discovered a gene that plays a vital role in blood vessel formation, research which adds to our knowledge of how early life develops.
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Name change ushers in new era for choir

The Clothworkers Consort of Leeds is the new name for the Leeds University Liturgical Choir.
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Fostering a research environment in Arts

The Leeds Humanities Research Institute (LHRI) is launching a new set of activities in 2012-13, following a strategic review by the Faculty of Arts.
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Team Talk - Plant Nematology Group

We talk to the University's Plant Nematology Group, who carry out research into plant parasitic nematodes, about their projects, challenges and rewarding experiences.
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Bulbs for bees

Look out for a colourful surprise next spring, when some 3,000 crocus and snowdrop bulbs burst into life across campus.
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