The internet is awash with stories of how silver can be used to treat cancer. Now, lab tests have shown that it is as effective as the leading chemotherapy drug - and may have fewer side-effects.
In a first for the UK, a new map detailing Scotland's wild areas is being published today by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).
Nanofactory, a consortium of Yorkshire's leading universities, is offering local companies free access to their expertise to help develop new products or improve processes.
The new Industry Innovation Forum (IIF) led by the N8 Research Partnership officially launches today at an event held at the University of Leeds.
A major new national clinical trial for patients with kidney cancer is being led by a team at Leeds, and the first patients have already started receiving treatment.
Man-made air pollution from North America causes Europe to lose 1.2 million tonnes of wheat a year, a new study has found.
Two hundred A-level students from across the region will take part in an intensive programme of activity aimed to help them succeed in their studies - and aim for a place at a leading University.
Undergraduate student in German and Economics, Christina Katsianis, has been presented with a prize for her entry in a national competition run by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service).
A new study, using genetic analysis to look for clues about human migration, suggests that the first modern humans settled in Arabia on their way from the Horn of Africa to the rest of the world.
A successful collaboration between the White Rose universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York has attracted £6 million to create a joint Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) in mechanistic biology.