Nanoscale tweezers can perform single-molecule ‘biopsies’

Newly-developed "nano-tweezers" created by university researchers can for the first time extract single molecules from live cells without destroying them – solving a long-standing research problem.

Using robotics to treat stroke survivors

A meeting 20 years ago between two academics from opposite ends of campus sparked a research programme which is offering new hope to stroke survivors.

Leeds professor wins Distinguished Service Award for increasing impact of prestigious electronics journal

Professor Steve Freear, who has improved success of a high-profile electronics journal, has been rewarded for halving its manuscript processing time and production costs.

New eye-catching scientific sculpture

A dramatic sculpture honouring revolutionary science will be in a prominent position on the side of the new Engineering and Physical Sciences development.

How ultrasound technology and robotics could offer safer gastrointestinal screening

A robotic colonoscopy platform that uses ultrasound could change the way gastrointestinal (GI) screening is carried out, improve patient survival rates and help healthcare providers save money.