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Scientists have found that unstable chromosomes within lung tumours increase the risk of cancer returning after surgery, and have used this new knowledge to detect relapse long before standard testing. These are the first findings from the Cancer Research UK-funded TRACERx lung cancer study, led by UCL researchers and published in the New England Journal of Medicine and Nature. More...
27 April 2017: New eye test detects earliest signs of glaucoma
A simple eye test could help solve the biggest global cause of irreversible blindness, glaucoma. More...
26 April 2017: UCL climbs Complete University Guide table
UCL has risen another three places – from 10th to 7th – in The Complete University Guide’s main league table for 2018, published today. More...
How lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries behave under short-circuit conditions can now be examined using a new approach developed by a UCL-led team to help improve reliability and safety. More...
The area of the brain used to control the hand gets used instead to support the lips, feet or arms of people who were born with only one hand, finds a new study led by researchers at UCL and the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel. More...
20 April 2017: How gut bacteria change cancer drug activity
20 April 2017: Centres for the UK Dementia Research Institute announced
12 April 2017: Life skills are important for wellbeing in later life
11 April 2017: Everyone has different 'bad spots' in their vision
10 April 2017: Collaborating AI learns to play StarCraft
7 April 2017: UCL speaks out for Central European University
4 April 2017: Common antibiotic may help to prevent or treat PTSD
29 March 2017: Article 50 and UCL: Provost statement
21 March 2017: Satnavs 'switch off' parts of the brain
16 March 2017: UCL winners at Wellcome Image Awards 2017
16 March 2017: Survival of bumblebee families improved by flowers
13 March 2017: Genome-based diets improve growth, fertility and lifespan
13 March 2017: Most effective vocabulary learning technique revealed
13 March 2017: MRI scans can help spot HIV in the brain
10 March 2017: UK children from jobless households more likely to experience disadvantage in adulthood
10 March 2017: Improving defence against earthquakes and tsunamis
8 March 2017: Ancient stardust sheds light on the first stars