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Bat Detective

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BBC Inside Science joins Professor Kate Jones (UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment) on a Hampstead Heath bat watch, part of the citizen science project Bat Detective. Listen: BBC Radio 4 ‘Inside Science’ (from 21 mins 46 secs)

Gigantopithecus: The story of the greatest of the great apes

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A study co-authored by Professor Christopher Dean (UCL Cell & Developmental Biology) found that the shape of Gigantopithecus’s dental root suggests it ate a diet of bamboo. Read: New Scientist (£)

Scientists sniff out genes controlling human nose shapes

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A study led by Professor Andrés Ruiz-Linares (UCL Biosciences) and Dr Kaustubh Adhikari (UCL Cell & Developmental Biology) has identified the genes that drive the shape of human noses. Read: Guardian, More: Daily Mail, Telegraph, The Sun, Mirror, Belfast Telegraph, Newsweek, The Conversation, Washington Post, UCL News

How the timing of your routine makes products work better

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Professor Bryony Franklin (UCL School of Pharmacy) says it’s too early to conclude whether it is more effective to give flu jabs in the morning. Read: Daily Mail

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