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UCL research helps paralysed man to recover function

A technique pioneered by Professor Geoffrey Raisman (UCL Brain Repair & Rehabilitation) has helped a paralysed man regain some function after a transplant of cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord. Read: BBC News, More: Daily Mail, Telegraph, Guardian, Independent, Times (£), Sky News, Herald, Belfast Telegraph, The Australian, Times of India, UCL News, Listen: BBC Radio Scotland ‘Breakfast’ (from 47 mins 52 secs), More: BBC 5 Live ‘5 live Breakfast’ (from 1 hour), BBC Radio 4 ‘Today’ (from 1 hour 12 mins), BBC WM 95.6 ‘Breakfast’ (from 2 hours 12 mins) More...

Published: Oct 21, 2014 12:16:40 PM

Supplies of rare earth materials are still far from secure

Professor Raimund Bleischwitz (UCL Bartlett School of Environment, Energy & Resources) says: “Materials essential for technology products such as electric vehicles, wind turbines or hard disks, known as rare earth elements, aren’t becoming any less rare, or any less crucial”. Read: The Conversation More...

Published: Oct 21, 2014 11:41:00 AM

The quiet art of being a good listener

Professor David McAlpine (UCL Ear Institute) gives his tips for mitigating the effects of hearing loss. Read: Financial Times More...

Published: Oct 20, 2014 4:01:41 PM

A poem a day

Following Dame Judi Dench's revelation that she tries to learn a new verse of poetry a day to boost her memory, Professor John Sutherland (UCL English Language & Literature) recommends which ones we should pick. Listen: BBC Radio 4 ‘The World at One’ (from 40 mins 25 secs) More...

Published: Oct 20, 2014 3:23:50 PM