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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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Affluent children reach top universities no matter the system

A study co-led by Professor John Jerrim (UCL Institute of Education) has found that the varying design of higher education systems around the world has little impact on the ability of privileged families to dominate access to elite universities. Read: THE (£) More...

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The great beyond: will the UK science budget be cut by 40%?

Back in 2010, UK science dodged a bullet – sort of. Following a global recession, the scientific community was warned to expect cuts of up to 40% to the core research budget. We rallied, presenting strong arguments for the role of science in fueling the economy, writes Dr Jennifer Rohn (UCL Clinical Physiology) in the Guardian. More...