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Four million Britons suffer from iron deficiency

Professor Toby Richards (UCL Surgery & Interventional Sciences) has led a study revealing lack of iron as the most common vitamin and mineral deficiency in the UK. Read: Daily Mail More...

Published: Jul 17, 2018 5:22:54 PM

Editing of human gene is morally permissible

Professor Joyce Harper (UCL Institute for Women's Health) comments on the findings of the study, stressing it is “impossible to predict when human genome editing might be applied on a wider scale”. Read: Financial Times (£) More...

Published: Jul 17, 2018 5:20:36 PM

Archaeologists find world's oldest bread

Professor Dorian Fuller and PhD candidate Lara Gonzalez Carratero (UCL Institute of Archaeology) published a new study providing the oldest evidence of bread at a site in Jordan, which reveals that people over 14,000 years ago had begun to eat food for social, cultural and potentially ideological reasons. Read: BBCMore: Evening StandardSunTelegraphDaily StarTimes (£)IndependentDaily MailCosmos MagazineYahooiNewsMetro, MSN More...

Published: Jul 17, 2018 2:06:27 PM

How reading to my mother brought her back to me

Professor Alexander Leff (UCL Institute of Neurology) talks about how reading can help dementia patients feel less isolated and dependant. Read: Daily Mail More...

Published: Jul 16, 2018 3:18:36 PM