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Tracking exploding Lithium-ion batteries in real-time

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What happens when lithium-ion batteries overheat and explode has been tracked inside and out for the first time by a UCL-led team using sophisticated 3D imaging.

UniSA and UCL forge new partnership to ignite future industries

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The University of South Australia (UniSA) and UCL have today signed a partnership agreement committing the two institutions to work together to develop teaching and research in South Australia in fields that include minerals processing, advanced manufacturing, sustainable future energy production and protection, and care of the environment.

Professor Peter Kirstein wins 2015 Marconi Society Prize

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Professor Peter Kirstein, chair of Computer Communications Systems (UCL Engineering Sciences), has been awarded the prestigious 2015 Marconi Society Prize for his ‘tireless advocacy and pioneering technical contributions to computer networking which helped establish and expand the Internet in Europe and many other parts of the world.’

HIV spreads like internet malware and should be treated earlier

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HIV-1 infected T cell (purple) interacting with an uninfected target T cell (brown) during cell-to-cell spread at the virological synapse

A new model for HIV progression finds that it spreads in a similar way to some computer worms and predicts that early treatment is key to staving off AIDS.

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