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Archive of Media headlines

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Curiosity seeks life on Mars

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Professor Andrew Coates (UCL Space & Climate Physics) talks about the launch of NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover, which is searching for the conditions to support life on Mars. Watch: Channel 4 News

Muslim medics boycott lectures on Darwin and evolution

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While only a minority, an increasing number of undergraduates are refusing to attend lectures on evolution, says Professor Steve Jones (UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment). Read: The Sunday Times (£) More: Daily Mail

On your head: A work prenup? It’s how to manage expectations

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Is a "prenup" a cynical agreement or a sensible arrangement? The answer is in the contract, says Professor Adrian Furnham (UCL Health Psychology). Read: The Sunday Times (£)

Medical masterpiece: world's first synthetic windpipe

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Professor Alexander Seifalian (UCL Research Department of General Surgery) on the role nanotechnology played in the development of the world's first synthetic windpipe. Read: Guardian

Clever chemistry

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Professor Ivan Parkin (UCL Chemistry) on the nanotechnology behind the new forms of glass that can control the heat, light and glare passing through a surface. Read: Guardian

Search for the Higgs Boson particle

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Professor John Butterworth (UCL Physics) says the search for the Higgs Boson is not the only reason we built the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. Listen: BBC Radio 4 'Today' More: BBC Radio 5 Live 'Drive'

'Urban Constellations' and the rise of the city

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More than half the world's population now lives in cities and the urban environment has unprecedented significance, shaping our culture and politics. UCL's Urban Laboratory discusses the issues in a new book, 'Urban Constellations'. Read: News story

New Nazarbayev University aims to offer world-class education

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Professor Michael Worton (UCL Vice-Provost, International) comments on Nazarbayev University in Astana, Kazakhstan and the partnership between UCL and the Kazakhstani government. Read: The Business Times Singapore

Healthcare set to be 'transformed' by genomics

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There are unparalleled opportunities for medicine from genomics, stem cells and the field of regenerative medicine says UCL Vice-Provost (Health), Professor Sir John Tooke. Read: BBC News More: Daily Telegraph

Women with low-risk pregnancies 'should have birth choices'

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Professor Peter Brocklehurst (UCL Institute for Women's Health) comments that giving birth in England is generally very safe. Read: Guardian More: Daily Telegraph Daily Mail Oxford press release

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