News

Mid-lane driving helps older adults stay safe

Published
Wednesday 4th January, 2012
Categories
Health

It's official: older adults are naturally inclined to drive in the middle of the road, leaving the younger generation to cut corners.

MRI scan 'better' for heart patients

Published
Friday 23rd December, 2011
Categories
Health

A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan for coronary heart disease is better than the most commonly-used alternative, a major UK trial of heart disease patients has shown.

Alan Turing pardon petition launched

Published
Friday 2nd December, 2011
Categories
Arts & Culture

A University of Leeds academic is supporting an e-petition calling on the Government to posthumously pardon the mathematician and computer pioneer Alan Turing for his conviction of gross indecency.

Aggression prevents the better part of valour... in fig wasps

Published
Thursday 1st December, 2011
Categories
Science
Technology

Researchers have confirmed a unique behaviour within the male population of tiny fig wasps that pollinate fig trees - they team up to help pregnant females, even if they have not mated themselves.

COP 17 and a low carbon future for cities

Published
Tuesday 29th November, 2011
Categories
Environment
Working with business

Investing 2% of a modern city's GDP in low carbon and energy efficient opportunities for ten years would reduce that city's carbon emission levels by 40% at no net cost.