University of Leeds

Heavy metal hardens battle

The French may have had a better chance at the Battle of Agincourt had they not been weighed down by heavy body armour, say researchers.

dateJul 20, 2011 in Other
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Earth's inner core is melting... and freezing

The inner core of the Earth is simultaneously melting and freezing due to circulation of heat in the overlying rocky mantle, according to new research from the University of Leeds, UC San Diego and the Indian ...

dateMay 18, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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No safety in numbers for moths and butterflies

Scientists at the University of Leeds (UK) are to investigate how lethal viruses attack differently sized populations of moths and butterflies in research that may open the door to new methods of pest control.

dateMay 10, 2011 in Ecology
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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.

dateFeb 17, 2011 in Engineering
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