University of Leeds

Visualization of ‘dancing DNA’ inside a cell

First videos to show the helix of dancing DNA developed by scientists.

Heart patients afraid to seek medical help during COVID crisis

If patients delay or avoid treatment, they will suffer life-limiting complications or they will die.

Bonfire Night celebrations contaminate our air, study

The burning question of Bonfire Night pollution.

Earth’s magnetic field changes 10 times faster than previously thought

A new study reveals that changes in the direction of the Earth’s magnetic field may take place 10 times faster than previously thought.

A way of creating a ventilatory system for COVID-19 patients

Scientists at Leeds have found a way of repurposing existing medical technology to increase the number of breathing aids available for patients in this...

Detailed visualization of a strain of the norovirus

Norovirus is a very contagious virus that causes vomiting and diarrhea. To understand the structure of the norovirus, scientists from the University of Leeds created...

The super-fast world of droplet dynamics

Using high-speed imaging, a new study by the University of Leeds has provided a fresh insight into the complex way droplets behave when they...

Transmission of data at the rate of 100 gigabits per second

A new area for physics and engineering.

Unpredictable evolution in brain tumors

Why diffuse glioma is one of the most difficult cancers to treat?