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Archive of Media headlines

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The hidden crisis facing life on Earth

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Professor Georgina Mace (UCL Centre for Biodiversity & Environment Research) has written on the loss of biodiversity. Read: BBC News

The ‘superantibiotics’ that could save us from bacteria apocalypse

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Dr Joseph Ndieyira (UCL Medicine) comments on the research being explored at UCL, explaining the positive impact it could have on overcoming antibiotic resistance. Read: Guardian, More: UCL News , Daily Mail, Huffington Post

Dev writes Ethereum code for insecure SHA-1 crypto hash function

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Patrick McCorry (UCL Computer Science) comments on the need to move away from broken algorithms. Read: The Register 

Older drivers monitored by 'digital spies'

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Dr Dimitrios Tsivrikos (UCL Clinical, Education & Health Psychology) comments on the black box, questioning the idea that it improves the performance of drivers. Read: Telegraph

The Congress of Vienna

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Professor Kathleen Burke (UCL History) is discussing the history, impact and legacy of the Congress of Vienna with the presenter. Listen: Radio 4 'In Our Time' (from 4 mins, 5 secs)

BBC and UCL launch major partnership to unlock potential of data

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University College London joins UK universities in a five-year research partnership with the BBC to unlock the potential of data in the media. Read: BBC News, More: UCL News

Could instant translation technology revolutionise world Higher Education

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Professor Simon Marginson (UCL Institute of Education), director of UCL's Centre for Global Higher Education comments on the potential impact that translation systems may have on academic work. Read: Times Higher Education

For stressed fish, it's not all going swimmingly

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Dr Jason Rihel (UCL Cell & Developmental Biology) has commented on recent research which reveal striking similarities between the layout and chemistry of a fish's brain with that of a human's. Read: Times (£)

New contraceptive pill guidance says pill should be taken every day

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Professor John Guillebaud (UCL Maternal & Fetal Medicine), who specialises in family planning and reproductive health, says that a seven-day break during a woman's monthly cycle was created 60 years ago and has no scientific backing. Read: Daily Mail

New treatment could instantly and dramatically reduce the number of people getting HIV, study shows

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Dr Valentina Cambiano (UCL Infection & Population Health) comments on the impact that PrEP could have on treating men with HIV. Read: Independent, More: Huffington Post

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