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Tracking exploding Lithium-ion batteries in real-time

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.

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Video: Understanding how Lithium-ion batteries fail 

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Four legs too many?

Professor Susan Evans (UCL Cell & Developmental Biology) explains what can be learnt from the discovery of Tetrapodophis, a 113 million-year-old fossil of a snake which has four legs with fingers and toes. Read: Science (£)

UCL Opinion

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A year after massacre by Islamic State, Iraq’s Yazidis are clinging on

When Iraq’s second-largest city, Mosul, fell to Islamic State (IS) in June 2014, the aspiring caliphate stepped up its campaign to expand and consolidate its control over the region. It did this in part by trying to exterminate the thinly protected enclaves of assorted ethnic and religious groups on the Nineveh Plains, writes Dr Tyler Fisher (UCL SELCS) in The Conversation.