University of Leeds

Planning for a nuclear future

Materials scientists and engineers from six UK universities are joining forces to forecast the life expectancy of nuclear power reactors.

Feb 17, 2011
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Unfolding amyloid secrets

Scientists from the University of Leeds have made a fundamental step in the search for therapies for amyloid-related diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and diabetes mellitus. By pin-pointing the reaction that kick-starts ...

Jan 20, 2011
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Wake up and smell the willow

More plant matter could be burned in coal-fired power stations if this 'green' fuel was delivered pre-roasted like coffee beans, according to researchers from the University of Leeds, UK.

Jan 04, 2011
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Virtual training gets real

Computerised training systems are getting an extra dose of reality, thanks to an EU-funded research project led by the University of Leeds.

Dec 03, 2010
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