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University attacked for link to centre that hosted MMR cheat

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Professor emeritus David Colquhoun (UCL Biosciences) is quoted criticising the one institute in the UK that can issue bachelor of science degrees in homeopathy. Read: The Times (£)

Invasive species blamed as second biggest cause of extinctions

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Professor Tim Blackburn (UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment) is interviewed about his new study finding that the number of alien species is increasing globally and does not show any sign of saturation. Listen: BBC World Service 'Science in Action' (from 20 mins 54 secs), More: New Scientist (£), UCL News

Would you take a new £1,300 DNA test that could save your life?

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Professor emeritus Steve Jones (UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment) weighs in on how much the results of a commercially-available DNA test can be trusted, and whether they're beneficial for public heath. Read: The Telegraph

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