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Ban e-cigarettes in restaurants and workplaces, says World Health Organisation

Professor Robert West (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) comments on a new report by the World Health Organisation on e-cigarettes, arguing that evidence does not support the WHO’s claims that e-cigarettes pose a significant risk to bystanders. Read: Independent More...

Published: Aug 26, 2014 4:31:04 PM

Icelandic volcano

Professor Peter Sammonds (UCL Earth Sciences) comments on seismic activity at the Bardarbunga volcano in Iceland and explains that it is currently too early to predict the severity of the eruption. Listen: BBC Radio Five Live ‘On the Money’ (from 2 mins 57 secs) More...

Published: Aug 26, 2014 2:17:32 PM

Aging may be linked to diet

Two new studies by UCL have demonstrated how an interplay between nutrition, metabolism and immunity is involved in the process of ageing. Read: Times of India, UCL News More...

Published: Aug 26, 2014 12:35:14 PM

Organ grown in mouse offers transplant hope

Professor Chris Mason (UCL Biochemical Engineering) and Dr Paolo De Coppi (UCL Institute of Child Health) comment on the future implications of a study which has grown the first functional organ in a living animal from reprogrammed cells. Read: Telegraph, More: Times (£), Independent, Daily Mail, Scotsman More...

Published: Aug 26, 2014 11:43:21 AM