Large animals play a key role in mitigating climate change in tropical forests by spreading the seeds of large trees that have a high capacity to store carbon, new research has found.
In a ceremony held in London last night the Faculty of Biological Sciences was formally awarded 22 Advanced Accreditations by the Royal Society of Biology for their undergraduate bioscience degree programmes.
Professor Keith Hamer stars in BBC's Countryfile talking about his research into the effects of offshore wind farms on Gannets. Feature starts from 6.40
Scientists from the University of Leeds have solved a 25-year-old question about how a family of proteins allow bacteria to resist the effects of certain antibiotics.
A group of drugs already in everyday use to treat psychosis or depression may also be used to defeat deadly and emerging viruses.
A new £70 million innovation centre will bring together the food industry and academic researchers to transform the productivity of the UK livestock industry.
The University is one of 10 institutions shortlisted for the Excellence with Impact (EwI) competition run by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC).
Returning for its 11th year, the Leeds Festival of Science will feature stand-up comedy, engaging debates and a world-record colouring challenge.
Professor Tim Benton (Biological Sciences) the growing demand for cocoa creating a potential “choc-apocalypse”.
The family tree of the largest group of mammals—those that nourish their young with placentas—divided later than scientists previously thought, according to a new study.
Scientists at the University of Leeds will run the equivalent of password cracking software to find the chemical keys to defeating the Ebola virus.
Professor John Altringham's research on the conservation of bat species has promoted the need for evidence based conservation practices
Badrilla is working with outstanding academic collaborators to develop new technologies for calibration of immunoassays.
Dr Utley has carried out research over a number of years to increase understanding of the issues faced by children with varying types of movement and co-ordination difficulties.
Professor Miller has demonstrated a weanling pig feed formulation which avoids the use of antibiotics.