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DNA

By using high resolution images and supercomputer simulations, scientists have shown for the first time how DNA adopts dance-like movements within cells.

Head of School of Physics and Astronomy Mark Thompson

The School of Physics and Astronomy will welcome a new Head of School when Professor Mark Thompson joins us on 12 April.

Galaxy in space

Dr Gaitee Hussain, the ESA’s Head of Science Division, presents the 21st Annual Bolton Lecture on the topic “Other Suns and Other Worlds”.

Gold nanotubes and cancer

Researchers at the University of Leeds and University of Cambridge demonstrated that tiny gold nanotubes could treat cancer caused by asbestos fibres.

View on the surface of a distant planet

Dr Catherine Walsh has been awarded a Future Leader Fellowship for her work in identifying habitable environments in the Solar System.