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Harm to others outweighs harm to self in moral decision making

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A UCL-led experiment on 80 pairs of adults found that people were willing to sacrifice on average twice as much money to spare a stranger pain than to spare themselves, despite the decision being secret.

Spinal surgery: OECs studies to start in 2015

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Clinical studies are set to start next year at the UCL Institute of Neurology into the use of cells from the nose to repair damaged nerves in the spinal cord.

Auto anomaly detection for brain imaging awarded £1m grant

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Researchers at UCL have been awarded a grant of £1m by the Department of Health and Wellcome Trust under the Health Innovation Challenge Fund initiative to tackle an obstacle to the continued growth of brain imaging by applying computer algorithms to detect anomalies in brain scans.

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