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.
Leeds and the Chinese Olympic Committee have today announced that the sporting superpower will use the Yorkshire city as its official European pre-Games training base ahead of the London 2012 games.
One of the fastest and most brutal Paralympic sports comes to the University of Leeds this week, when Beijing bronze medal holders Canada take on the Great Britain team at wheelchair rugby.
Many herbal remedies available over-the-counter in pharmacies and health food shops are still lacking important information needed for safe use, according to University of Leeds researchers.
Leeds student Kristina Diprose has been selected as one of ten young people to represent UK youth at UN climate negotiations in South Africa this November.
A team of researchers including Leeds' Professor Bill Kunin will be working in Headingley and Meanwood for the next two years, looking at how bees and other pollinating insects respond to urban areas.
The French may have had a better chance at the Battle of Agincourt had they not been weighed down by heavy body armour, say researchers.
The world's established forests remove 8.8bn tonnes of CO2 per year from the atmosphere - equivalent to nearly a third of annual fossil fuel emissions - according to new research published in Science.
A new business survey shows that even the leading businesses will fail to exploit many of the low carbon options open to them and that radical business transformation is unlikely before 2020.
Award-winning singer-songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae is among those being honoured by the University of Leeds today.