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Out of this world development of a new catalytic converter

Published
Tuesday 2nd February, 2021
Categories
Science
Technology
Working with Business

Scientists are using an analysis of gases in the atmosphere of Venus to develop a new generation of lower-cost and more effective catalytic converters.

Two lanes of stationary traffic. In the distance is a blue-coloured motorway sign.

Protecting UK insect populations post-Brexit

Published
Friday 29th January, 2021
Categories
Environment
Science

The health of the UK’s insect populations is to be assessed by a new project, which aims to advise on policies to help protect them more effectively post-Brexit.

A solitary bee feeds from a bright pink flower

Global ice loss increases at record rate

Published
Monday 25th January, 2021
Categories
Environment
Global
Science

The rate at which ice is disappearing across the planet is speeding up, according to new research.

Channel created by the flow of melted ice in Greenland

LIDA announces partnership with Sainsbury’s

Published
Tuesday 19th January, 2021
Categories
University

Leeds Institute for Data Analytics and Sainsbury’s have formalised a partnership to deliver data intensive research projects in nutrition and health, property and location analytics, and e-commerce.

LIDA, Leeds Data Analytics Institute

Thousands may have undiagnosed bowel cancer

Published
Friday 15th January, 2021
Categories
Health
Science

A new study involving the University has found that since the first coronavirus lockdown the number of people diagnosed with bowel cancer in England has fallen sharply.

A female health professional in a white coat and blue gloves holds a colonoscopy device.