The size of a lorry's windscreen can have a dramatic impact on the safety of other road users, according to a series of experiments conducted by psychologists at the University of Leeds.

A prototype robotic sleeve, which can wrap around a weak heart before synchronising with its natural motion to help it keep beating, has been developed by an international team of engineers.

Robots operating in pipes, on lamp posts, flying over power lines and on train tracks will be key to identifying future infrastructure issues, saving money and keeping countries efficient.

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 University delegation is focussing on significant education and research partnerships with businesses and academics in India, as well as encouraging its students to study in Leeds.