Researchers from the University of Leeds are contributing to a 30-month autonomous vehicle project that will culminate in the most complex journey yet attempted across the UK without driver input.

Terminally-ill patients experience significantly better quality of life before they die if they receive earlier access to palliative care, according to new research.

An international competition to estimate the diversity of plants across the whole of Britain has shown that mathematical modelling techniques are ‘coming of age’.

Deforestation is likely to warm the climate even more than originally thought, scientists warn.

Scientists have found fossil evidence of deep-sea marine life burrowing at least eight metres below the seabed – four times the previously observed depth for modern deep-sea life.