For many of us, Tuesday 30 November, was a day of snow chaos. For a few selected students it was a once in a lifetime opportunity to meet Lewis Hamilton.
It is well-known that minute spores from moulds can have an effect on asthma (and on cystic fibrosis too). But new research from Leicester shows that asthma-causing mould actually occurs inside patients' lungs much more commonly than previously thought.
A University of Leicester neonatal expert for starters. Professor David Field, Professor of Neonatal Medicine, is among the latest additions to that long-running reference book of noteworthy and influential individuals.
Between 2002 and 2007, researchers from the Universities of Leicester and Nottingham conducted an epic research project into the genetic influence of Vikings in Northwest England.
It’s a glimpse of a bygone age: two native Amazonians shown in half-length front and profile shots. These are anthropological photographs taken to be scrutinised by some of the leading figures of Victorian society.
Can you name the world’s four most important crops, in terms of gross value of production? The top three are rice, wheat and maize – no real surprises there – but at number four you’ll find... bananas.