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Colourful, creative and close up: Wellcome Images 2017

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The winners of the 2017 Wellcome Image Awards include Dr Gabriel Galea (UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health), Ingrid Leek and Professor Steve Wilson (UCL Biosciences), and Susan Smart (UCL Health Creatives). Read: BBC News, More: The Guardian, UCL News

Survival of bumblebee families improved by flowers

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Dr Seirian Sumner (UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment) comments on her new study finding that flower-rich habitats are key to enhancing the survival of bumblebee families. Read: Daily Mail, More: UCL News

Prize for cracking brain's 'feel good' system

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Professor Peter Dayan (UCL Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit) and Professor Ray Dolan (UCL Max Planck Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing Research) are two of the three winners of the The Brain Prize for 2017, worth €1m, for their analysis of how the brain recognises and processes reward. Read: BBC News, More: The Guardian, BBC News at Six, BBC World Service 'Newshour' (from 38 mins 40 secs)Reuters, Evening Standard, i News, New Scientist, The Guardian (2), The Telegraph, The Times (£), Daily MailUCL News

Scientists find a new story to tell about the origins of life

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The views of Dr Nick Lane (UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment) on the origins of life on Earth are mentioned in an article discussing the UCL study finding the world's oldest fossil. Read: Financial Times

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