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A-level results 2017: Boys overtake girls

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Professor Mary Richardson (UCL Institute of Education) comments on reforms to A level course curricula, saying they do not preference boys over girls. Read: Independent

Genetic infertility: new method can help men with sex chromosome disorders have babies

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Professor Joyce Harper (UCL Institute for Women's Health) helps explain genetic causes of infertility as a new study envisages treatment for one type of disorder. Read: International Business Times, More: Yahoo News

Colleges 'should play a key role in widening access to university'

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UCL research suggests greater collaboration between further education colleges and universities could widen access to university education. Read: TES, More: City AM, Times Higher Education

Taking the pill lowers women's risk of getting arthritis

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Professor David Isenberg (UCL Medicine) comments on a new study demonstrating that the oral contraceptive pill gives women a decreased risk of arthritis. Read: International Business Times, More: Huffington Post, Yahoo News

Once portents of terror, eclipses are now an excuse for a party

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Dr Francisco Diego (UCL Physics & Astronomy) describes the experience of an eclipse: 'You can see the moon's shadow rushing across the ground towards you'. Read: The Economist (£)

E-cigarettes 'dramatically increase chances' of teens graduating to tobacco

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Professor Robert West (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) weighs in to a debate about the link between e-cigarettes and smoking, saying there is no evidence of a 'causal connection.' Read: ITV News, More: AOL, Reuters UK

Why the very idea of ‘screen time’ is muddled and misguided

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Dr Natalia Kucirkova (UCL Institute of Education) writes that 'screen time' is an outdated and misguided shorthand for all the different ways of interacting, creating and learning through screen-based technologies. Read: The Conversation

Desert Island Discs: Professor Kevin Fong

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Kirsty Young's castaway is Professor Kevin Fong, a senior lecturer in UCL Physiology and Honorary Professor in UCL Science Technology Engineering & Public Policy. Listen: BBC Radio 4 'Desert Island Discs'

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