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Archive of Media headlines

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Back pain study fails to declare link

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''It's obvious that you can't be relied upon to be objective about the results of an experiment or clinical trial if you stand to make money from a particular outcome,'' said Professor Colquhoun (UCL Biosciences). Read: The Age

The Life Scientific: Linda Partridge

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Professor Linda Partridge (UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment) discusses her research on the genetics of ageing and her route into science. Listen: BBC Radio 4's Life Scientific

Mark Miodownik: an obsession with materials

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When a stranger slashed the young Professor Mark Miodownik (UCL Mechanical Engineering) with a razor, he became acutely aware of the properties of steel. This was the birth of his fascination with materials. Read: Guardian

Fuelling the dream of clean cars

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“To a man, car manufacturers think hydrogen is the future for vehicles,” said Professor Stephen Bennington (UCL Physics & Astronomy). Read: Telegraph More: Vancouver Sun

A cleansed interior for that Hollywood glow

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"The whole philosophy of detox is based on the unlikely premise that accumulated toxins cause a sluggish metabolism, weight gain, general malaise and so on,” said Professor David Bender (UCL Molecular Biology). Read: New York Times

Internships at top museums for students of UCL Qatar

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The inaugural class of students at UCL Qatar, who have completed their first year of classroom studies, will soon head off to gain practical experience in four-week work placements at home or abroad in some of the world’s top museums and art institutions. Read: Gulf Times

Ice Age Giants

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Dr Matt Pope (UCL Institute of Archaeology) shows Alice Roberts stone tools used by Neanderthals and discusses their hunting strategies. Watch: BBC Two's Ice Age Giants

How to fix the IPL

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Economists, including Professor Ian Preston (UCL Economics), believe that legalizing gambling, and modifying the players' salary cap, can reform the sport today. Read: Times of India

Protect NHS whistleblowers urges consultant who lost job and home after raising concerns

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“Many whistle-blowers are forced to give up because it becomes so hard to continue. Some have nervous breakdowns or they can’t afford financially to carry on," said Narinder Kapur (UCL Clinical Educational & Health Psychology). Read: Telegraph

Consciousness; it's a science thing

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I never expected a talk by a philosopher to be the most memorable TEDxCERN talk for me. said Professor Jon Butterworth (UCL Physics & Astronomy). Read: Guardian

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