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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

The brain of a fruit fly used to study neurodegenerative diseases

Toxic proteins implicated in frontotemporal dementia and motor neurone disease

Scientists at UCL and the Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing in Cologne have discovered how a specific genetic mutation may damage nerve cells in frontotemporal dementia and motor neurone disease. More...

Published: Aug 11, 2014 10:00:00 AM

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Pairing old technologies with new for next generation electronic devices

UCL scientists have discovered a new method to efficiently generate and control currents based on the magnetic nature of electrons in semi-conducting materials, offering a radical way to develop a new generation of electronic devices. More...

Published: Aug 11, 2014 9:10:00 AM

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What's the best way to brush teeth? Even dentists and dental associations don't agree

Advice on how we should brush our teeth from dental associations and toothpaste companies is ‘unacceptably inconsistent’, finds new UCL research. More...

Published: Aug 8, 2014 12:00:00 PM

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Losing weight won’t make you happy

Weight loss significantly improves physical health but effects on mental health are less straightforward, finds new UCL research funded by Cancer Research UK. More...

Published: Aug 7, 2014 11:09:00 AM