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Researchers find clue to stopping Alzheimer's-like diseases
Tiny differences in mice that make them peculiarly resistant to a family of conditions that includes Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease may provide clues for treatments in humans.

Celebrating the work of a neglected scientific pioneer
A University of Leeds academic has shed important new light on the fascinating story of a pioneer whose contribution to one of science's biggest discoveries has long been overlooked.


Triathlon win for Alistair Brownlee
Congratulations to Leeds alumni Alistair and Jonny Brownlee who won a gold and silver medal respectively in the Triathlon at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

HRH meets 'Frank' the cycling skeleton
HRH the Countess of Wessex visited researchers from the Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (iMBE), University of Leeds at the Great Yorkshire Show recently.