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Psychologists seek roots of terror

A team led by Dr Noemie Bouhana (UCL Security & Crime Science) hopes to develop a computer model of the processes underlying radicalization and subsequent terrorist attacks. Read: Nature More...

Published: Jan 26, 2015 3:29:22 PM

Genome hunter: Rare diseases make people want to help

Professor Maria Bitner-Glindzicz (UCL Institute of Child Health) discusses the 100,000 Genomes Project. Read: New Scientist More...

Published: Jan 26, 2015 12:44:30 PM

Spoon me: how cutlery design can blow your tastebuds away

Zoe Laughlin (UCL Institute of Making) discusses the science of spoons and how different metals can alter how food tastes. Read: Guardian More...

Published: Jan 26, 2015 11:46:33 AM

'Stiff upper lip' means patients ignore signs of cancer

A study led by Dr Katrina Whitaker (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) has found that people may dismiss red-flag cancer warning symptoms as trivial because they worry about wasting a doctor’s time. Read: Telegraph, More: Independent, Daily Mail, Daily Express, BBC News, Yorkshire Post, Huffington Post More...

Published: Jan 26, 2015 11:05:00 AM

London needs homes, not towers of ‘safe-deposit boxes’

Professor Peter Rees (UCL Bartlett School of Planning) questions whether too many new properties in London are simply designed as places for the super-rich to park their cash. Read: Guardian More...

Published: Jan 26, 2015 11:02:43 AM