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Technology is not enough to create connected cities – here’s why

Rikke Duus (UCL School of Management) co-authors a piece identifying three things that are crucial to the success of connected cities. Read: The Conversation More...

Published: Aug 23, 2017 4:51:53 PM

Is Artificial Intelligence out to get us?

Dr Peter Bentley (UCL Computer Science) says we shouldn't be concerned about AI, and suggests we should be worried about the destructive instincts of humans instead. Listen: BBC World Service 'Click' More...

Published: Aug 23, 2017 3:16:07 PM

Cassini's last adventure

Professor Lucie Green (UCL Space & Climate Physics) hosts a BBC World Service documentary on the legacy of Cassini. Professor Andrew Coates (UCL Space & Climate Physics) also features. Listen: BBC World Service 'The Documentary' More...

Published: Aug 23, 2017 10:58:10 AM

Babies born to obese mothers at 'higher risk of asthma'

Dr Katherine Pike (UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health) has led a study demonstrating babies born to obese mothers are more likely to have chest problems associated with asthma in later life. Read: Express More...

Published: Aug 22, 2017 4:07:22 PM

Pink cricket ball discriminates against colour blind people, says campaign group

Professor Andrew Stockman (UCL Institute of Ophthalmology) comments on the appropriateness of a pink-coloured cricket ball for colour deficients. Read: The Telegraph More...

Published: Aug 22, 2017 3:55:43 PM