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Press Releases

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Renewable fossil fuel alternative made using bacteria

In a new study published in the journal Nature Communications, researchers have engineered the harmless gut bacteria Escherichia coli (E. coli) to generate renewable propane. More...

Published: Sep 2, 2014 4:58:56 PM

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Study reveals scale of the sexual exploitation of boys

The sexual exploitation of boys and young men is a much bigger problem than previously thought according to a landmark study released today.
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Published: Aug 27, 2014 10:52:46 AM

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What lit up the universe?

New research from UCL shows we will soon uncover the origin of the ultraviolet light that bathes the cosmos, helping scientists understand how galaxies were built. More...

Published: Aug 27, 2014 10:40:30 AM

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How to rejuvenate ageing immune cells

Researchers from UCL have demonstrated how an interplay between nutrition, metabolism and immunity is involved in the process of ageing. More...

Published: Aug 26, 2014 9:00:00 AM

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Clearing, Adjustment and Confirmation 2014

UCL has no places available through Clearing. However, we have a small number of places available through UCAS Adjustment for very well qualified applicants that have exceeded the conditions of their firm choice. More...

Published: Aug 13, 2014 5:06:18 PM

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Our ancestor’s ‘leaky’ membrane answers big questions in biology

All life on Earth came from one common ancestor – a single-celled organism – but what it looked like, how it lived and how it evolved into today’s modern cells is a four billion year old mystery being solved by researchers at UCL using mathematical modelling. More...

Published: Aug 13, 2014 10:11:46 AM