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26 February 2014: UCL and Dev Lab launch App Lab at Mobile World Congress 2014

UCL, along with its technology partner DevLab, is launching two new initiatives at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week - App Lab and UXCam. More...

26 February 2014: Climate change causes high, but predictable, extinction risks 

Judging the effects of climate change on extinction may be easier than previously thought, according to a paper published today in the journal Nature Climate Change. More...

26 February 2014: Mother to child HIV transmission at record low in the UK

The rate of mother to child HIV transmission is at an all-time low in the UK, according to a paper published today in the journal AIDS. More...

24 February 2014: Policies to green the economy must underpin UK recovery: new report

Floods illustrate the need for urgent action from government to green the economic recovery, in order to address climate change and wider environment and resource issues, says UCL Commission Chair. More...

23 February 2014: Climate change won't reduce winter deaths

Climate change is unlikely to reduce the UK’s excess winter death rate as previously thought. A new study, published today in Nature Climate Change, debunks the widely held view that warmer winters will cut the number of deaths normally seen at the coldest time of year. More...

21 February 2014: Royal Tudor foundation stone rediscovered at UCL

A stone marking Henry VIII’s foundation of the Royal Naval Dockyard at Deptford 500 years ago has been rediscovered behind a false wall in the Geography department of UCL. More...

17 February 2014: Why tackling appetite could hold the key to preventing childhood obesity

A heartier appetite is linked to more rapid infant growth and to genetic predisposition to obesity, according to two papers published in JAMA Pediatrics today. More...

14 February 2014: Promising new treatment for respiratory syndrome

A new treatment for patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome has seen mortality rates plummet by about 80 per cent. More...

14 February 2014: Interactive map of human genetic history revealed

A global map detailing the genetic histories of 95 different populations across the world, showing likely genetic impacts of European colonialism, the Arab slave trade, the Mongol Empire and European traders near the Silk Road mixing with people in China, has been revealed for the first time. More...

13 February 2014: UCL partners with Founder.org to offer $100,000 prize for student entrepreneurs

UCL Advances is collaborating with Founder.org – a US entrepreneurial foundation set up by serial entrepreneur Michael Baum – to find someone from the UCL student community to compete in a global student business competition with prize money of $1 million being divided among the ten winners.
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