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Using glucose to fuel drug delivery to the brain

A new drug delivery system that autonomously navigates the body using its own glucose molecules has been developed and tested by a UCL-led team of scientists.

Published: Aug 7, 2017 10:25:28 AM

Accurately measuring the dark universe

The theory that dark matter and dark energy make up most of the cosmos has been confirmed by extremely accurate measurements from the Dark Energy Survey (DES) collaboration involving UCL scientists.

Published: Aug 3, 2017 4:11:55 PM

New clue to solving the mystery of the sun’s hot atmosphere

The elemental composition of the Sun’s hot atmosphere known as the ‘corona’ is strongly linked to the 11-year solar magnetic activity cycle, a team of scientists from UCL, George Mason University and Naval Research Laboratory has revealed for the first time. 

Published: Aug 3, 2017 10:42:11 AM

Glowing nanosheets created by UCL-led team

A team of researchers led by UCL Chemistry  and UCL Physics & Astronomy have shown that two-dimensional (2D) nanomaterials, which can be used to create LEDs (light emitting diodes) or solar cells, can be made by the simple, but unconventional, method of dissolution.

Published: Jul 25, 2017 10:43:39 AM

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UCL MAPS Enterprise workshop

This workshop is to address some of the burning questions from many academics, who have great results from their research and wonder what is the next step apart from writing scientific papers.

Starts: Oct 16, 2017 2:00:00 PM