Yorkshire will soon become one of the best places in Europe for pig research, thanks to significant investment from the University of Leeds and the Government.

A study suggests that pharmaceuticals are polluting our rivers more than pesticides.

A new £6 million project led by the University of Leeds is predicted to bring a £50 million benefit to the Yorkshire economy by reducing the costs and impact of water-related threats to the region.

In the last 60 years mankind has come to rely on the wonder-cure of antibiotics to solve a multitude of ills by inhibiting disease-causing bacteria and curing potentially fatal infections.

A new approach has been developed to combat diseases caused by herpesvirus infections, including everything from cold sores to cancer.