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New targets to try and prevent lethal blood clots

Published
Thursday 1st July, 2021
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Health
Science

Scientists have made a breakthrough in understanding the process that leads to a blood clot forming in the lungs – a condition that kills more than 2,000 people in the UK each year.

Fibrin fibres as seen with an electron microscope. It shows a network of criss-crossing fibres

Leeds to South Korea: Students tackling global problems

Published
Wednesday 30th June, 2021
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Global

Students from Leeds and South Korea's KAIST University are working together in a global leadership programme to develop solutions to some of the world’s greatest challenges.

Parkinson Building

A wilder future for Yorkshire

Published
Thursday 24th June, 2021
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Environment

A new flagship restoration project showcasing an alternative future for the UK's uplands has been launched.

Yorkshire Dales

'Huge potential' in virtual clinical trials

Published
Wednesday 23rd June, 2021
Categories
Health

A study involving virtual rather than real patients was as effective in evaluating a medical device used  to treat  brain  aneurysms, according to new research.

Brain scan

Severe drying of the Amazon forest

Published
Tuesday 22nd June, 2021
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Environment

Amazon rain forests could be at far higher risk of extreme drought than previously thought, according to new research.

rainforest

Ground-breaking lung cancer trial gets under way

Published
Tuesday 22nd June, 2021
Categories
Health

The first participants have taken part in a ground-breaking research trial that aims to save lives by improving the early diagnosis of lung cancer.

lung scan