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Interactive website helps lower-income smokers to stop smoking

People with lower incomes attempting to quit smoking are 36% more likely to succeed if they use a new interactive website called ‘StopAdvisor’ than if they use a static information website, finds a randomised controlled trial led by UCL researchers.

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Life in the volcanic danger zone: how well can scientists predict eruptions?

Professor Bill McGuire (UCL Earth Sciences) discusses the importance of predicting future volcano eruptions to save lives but says this "Holy Grail for volcanologists" is likely to remain some way off. Read: Guardian More...

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How the world's first smartwatch was built

The pocket watch could be called the world's first "smart" device, and its development involved some of the greatest scientific minds of the 17th Century, writes Professor Lisa Jardine (UCL Centre for Editing Lives & Letters) for BBC News magazine. More...