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Tissue mechanics essential for cell movement

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NC cells

Cells that form facial features need surrounding embryonic tissues to stiffen so they can move and develop, according to new UCL-led research.

‘Off the shelf’ living artificial tissues could repair severe nerve injuries

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Nerves

Severe nerve damage has been successfully repaired in the laboratory using a new living artificial nerve tissue developed by UCL, ReNeuron and Sartorius Stedim Biotech.

Face of first Brit revealed

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Cheddar Man

The face of ‘Cheddar Man’, Britain’s oldest nearly complete skeleton at 10,000 years old, is revealed for the first time and with unprecedented accuracy by UCL and Natural History Museum researchers.

New alien species invasions still rising globally

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Mandarin duck

Up to 16% of all species on Earth could qualify as potential alien species and if they invade new regions, impacts will be difficult to predict, according to new research involving UCL.

When did flowers originate?

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passion flower

Flowering plants likely originated between 149 and 256 million years ago according to new UCL-led research.

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