Bubble wrap popping, puppy petting, and free cups of tea are being introduced at one Midland university to help them relax during exam time.
If the sprinter ran in a wingsuit on one of Saturn's moons he would take off in flight, Leicester University research shows.
The Curiosity rover which landed on the surface of Mars on Monday has beamed back its first images of the Red Planet.
Birmingham, Warwick and Leicester Universities are to receive a share of 350 million pounds of funding to invest in PhD training schemes for engineering and science. In total, 24 universities in the country will benefit from the award.
A new method of detecting finger prints at crime scenes has been developed by scientists at the University of Leicester.
The technique, which uses electric currents to pick up hidden prints, should mean people can be more reliably identified.