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'First human' discovered in Ethiopia

A state-of-the-art computer reconstruction of a Homo habilis fossil by Professor Fred Spoor (UCL Cell & Developmental Biology) indicates that the species has older evolutionary roots than previously thought. Read: BBC News, More: Guardian, Independent, The Week, NY Times, NBC, National Geographic, Discovery, Science, UCL News, Listen: BBC Radio 4 'Six O'Clock News' (from 15 mins 45 secs)

Published: Mar 5, 2015 12:27:00 PM

When pregnant women drink

Professor Peter Hammond (UCL Institute of Child Health) has developed a mathematical technique that identifies facial damage caused by exposure to alcohol in the womb. Watch: ITV ‘Exposure - When Pregnant Women Drink’ (from 7 mins 40 secs) More...

Published: Mar 4, 2015 11:13:37 AM

Life lessons

Fashion designer Wayne Hemingway reflects on his time as a student at UCL. Watch: BBC One ‘The One Show’ (from 21 mins 46 secs) More...

Published: Mar 4, 2015 10:44:38 AM

The art of the unknown

A new exhibition, Strange Creatures: The art of unknown animals, which explores how imagery has been used to bring newly discovered animals into the public eye is due to open at the Grant Museum of Zoology at UCL. Read: Daily Mail, More: UCL News More...

Published: Mar 4, 2015 10:01:36 AM