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SheenaRadford

The UK's leading scientific academy – the Royal Society – has announced that Professor Sheena Radford is to receive one of its most prestigious research awards.

Enterovirus e virion

Researchers have for the first time identified the way viruses like the poliovirus and the common cold virus ‘package up’ their genetic code, allowing them to infect cells.

The three states of myosin – at the top, in its inactive state; in the middle, its active state and at the bottom combining to form myosin filaments.

A visualisation made from nearly 100,000 electron microscope images has revealed the ingenious way a protein involved in muscle activity shuts itself down to conserve energy.

Bull in field.

Scientists have conducted a ‘molecular dissection’ of a part of the virus that causes foot-and-mouth disease, to try and understand why the pathogen is so infectious.

FSC certified paper weighing boats, reusable glass Petri dishes and reusable glass syringes.

Single-use plastic consumption in the Leeds Protein Production Facility (PPF), a core research facility within the Faculty of Biological Sciences, is being reduced.