As the winter cold sets in across Britain, it might be a sobering thought that geologists at Leicester have discovered that fierce glacial winds are behind the preservation of fossils in Africa.
Scientists have made a breakthrough in identifying people at risk of developing potentially fatal blood clots that can lead to a heart attack.
The charity Pancreatic Cancer UK is urging people to wear the colour purple to raise awareness of this highly resistant disease.
A team of researchers from the University of Leicester and the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust has discovered a test that could potentially give an early warning of a pregnancy complication.
Space scientists in Leicester are working on plans for a revolutionary new type of Martian rover – one that doesn’t have any wheels.
One of our academics has recently returned from an international conference in Bavaria where he presented a strong contender for the Esoteric Paper Title of the Year Award: 'The Singing Postman as well as John Lennon: the role of football fans in memorialising English football culture.'