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Man v milk

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Professor Mark Thomas (UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment) helps to explain how the ability to drink milk forged the course of human evolution. Listen: BBC World Service Radio ‘The Food Chain’ (from 5 mins 56 secs)

Duchess in the soup over her diet plan for America

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Professor David Colquhoun (UCL Neuroscience, Physiology & Pharmacology) comments on Sarah, Duchess of York’s role as an ambassador for Imperial College London and her apparent use of the association to promote a diet system. Read: Times (£), More: The Australian (£)

By 2050 no one under 80 will be dying from cancer

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A report led by Professor David Taylor (UCL Pharmacy) has suggested that by 2050 deaths from cancer will be “eliminated” for all age groups except the over-80s by 2050, if recent gains in prevention and treatment carry on apace. Read: Independent, More: Times (£), Telegraph, Daily Mail, ITV News, Metro, Listen: BBC Radio 5 live 'Afternoon Edition' (from 11 mins 53 secs), More: BBC London 94.9 'Drivetime' (from 44 mins)

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