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Stroke damage mechanism identified

Researchers have discovered a mechanism linked to the brain damage often suffered by stroke victims—and are now searching for drugs to block it.
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Reframing disaster: revisiting global disasters

This year marks the 30th anniversary of Bhopal gas disaster in India, the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide and the 10th anniversary of the South Asian tsunami on Boxing Day 2004.
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Geoengineering our climate is not a ‘quick fix’

The deliberate, large-scale intervention in the Earth’s climate system is not a “quick fix” for global warming, according to the findings of the UK’s first publicly funded studies on geoengineering.
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Missing gene linked to autism

Researchers at the University of Leeds have shed light on a gene mutation linked to autistic traits.
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Hand dryers can spread bacteria in public toilets, research finds

Modern hand dryers are much worse than paper towels when it comes to spreading germs, according to new University of Leeds research.
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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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