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Building a nano-scale filter using DNA

Inspired by biological filters, scientists at UCL, Imperial College London and Yale University have designed and built a nanometre-sized pore that helps us to better understand the complex way by which cells transport genetic material and viruses.

Published: Feb 19, 2018 2:18:53 PM

UCL secures key role in ESA mission concept to monitor space weather

A new European Space Agency (ESA) mission concept to help reduce the global risk of damage caused by space weather will be worked on by teams from across the UK with UCL playing a pivotal role in developing instruments on board the spacecraft.

Published: Feb 2, 2018 4:37:26 PM

Synthetic ‘virus’ to kill bacteria

A synthetic ‘virus’ that kills bacteria on first contact has been developed by UCL and National Physical Laboratory researchers (NPL).

Published: Jan 24, 2018 10:50:47 AM


Launch of the IRDR Centre for Gender and Disaster

The new Centre for Gender and Disaster, part of the Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction (IRDR) at University College London (UCL), aims to develop awareness of and responsiveness to gender for risks and disasters through excellence in research and teaching. 

Starts: Mar 7, 2018 6:00:00 PM