A cutting-edge 3D weaving loom that is the only one of its kind in the UK is at the heart of a new £1.75 million textiles innovation centre at the University of Leeds.

Scientists have developed a new way to see inside individual cells, and study how they move and operate inside the human body.

In the first UK study examining the relationship between diet and the start of the menopause, researchers have found certain food groups could affect the age at which the menopause begins.

New drugs in the early stages of development by pharmaceutical companies could have an extra benefit – the ability to cancel out HPV virus, which can cause cervical cancer and skin conditions.

Leeds International Festival gets underway this week, running across the city from Friday until 12 May.