University of Leicester researchers have shed new light on how bacteria sense nutrients in their environment – which could provide important knowledge in the development … Read more
Researchers at the University of Leicester have produced an artificial version of a naturally occurring protein, properdin, which has been found to successfully combat bacterial … Read more
A decades old space mystery has been solved by an international team of astronomers led by Professor Martin Barstow of the University of Leicester and … Read more
A research team investigating tinnitus, from the University of Leicester, has revealed new insights into the link between the exposure to loud sounds and hearing … Read more
NASA’s footage of the first moon landing promised a future of sci-fi heroism that never came to pass, according to a new study. The paper, … Read more
Archaeologists have unearthed a mysterious coffin-within-a-coffin near the final resting place of Richard III. The University of Leicester team lifted the lid of a medieval … Read more
Do migrants from Eastern European countries become happier once they have settled in Western Europe? A University of Leicester sociologist has investigated this question — … Read more
A new non-surgical post-mortem technique that has the potential to revolutionise the way autopsies are conducted around the world has been pioneered by forensic pathologists and radiologists at the University of Leicester in collaboration with the U…
Medical scientists at the University of Leicester have identified for the first time a new way in which our body controls the levels of sugar in our blood following a meal.
They have discovered the part played by a particular protein in helpi…
A new study by researchers at the University of Leicester and University of Leeds has concluded that parents’ efforts towards their child’s educational achievement is crucial — playing a more significant role than that of the school or child.