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Mars once had a warm and wet climate that was 'more favourable' for life

Fossilised riverbeds have been discovered on an ancient region of Mars, supporting the idea that the now cold and dry Red Planet had a warm and wet climate about 4 billion years ago, according to research led by PhD student, Joel Davis (UCL Earth Sciences). Read: Independent, More: UCL News More...

Published: Aug 24, 2016 6:02:06 PM

Elements: Silver

Professor Andrea Sella (UCL Chemistry) discusses why silver is such a precious metal. Listen: BBC World Service ‘Business Daily’ More...

Published: Aug 24, 2016 5:48:41 PM

Perfume traces could help to solve crimes

Simona Gherghel (UCL Chemistry) and Dr Ruth Morgan (UCL Security & Crime Science) comment on their research into whether traces of fragrances left on clothing could be used as forensic evidence in cases involving close physical contact. Read: BBC News More...

Published: Aug 24, 2016 3:04:08 PM

People will lie to robots to avoid hurting their feelings, study says

Adriana Hamacher (UCL Interaction Centre) comments on her study finding that people prefer expressive, communicative robots, even if they’re less effective. Read: The Telegraph More...

Published: Aug 24, 2016 3:01:00 PM