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See the world through the eyes of a chameleon

The PolyEyes 2.0 headset has been created by researchers at the UCL Interactive Architecture Lab and uses pivoting cameras in domes that let wearers see two views at once. Read: Daily Mail More...

Published: Oct 13, 2015 3:03:41 PM

Cheese was food of the gods in Stone Age Britain

Archaeologists from UCL and the University of York, including Professor Mike Parker Pearson (UCL Archaeology), have discovered that the builders of Stonehenge offered up cheese, milk and yoghurt to their deities during ancient ceremonies, keeping ‘impure’ meat for feasting amongst themselves. Read: Telegraph More...

Published: Oct 13, 2015 3:03:33 PM

World’s first trial of stem cell therapy in the womb

Dr Anna David (UCL Maternal & Fetal Medicine) comments on a clinical trial of stem cell therapy in the womb which aims to help babies born with brittle bone disease start life with stronger skeletons. Read: New Scientist More...

Published: Oct 13, 2015 10:42:14 AM

Angus Deaton wins Nobel Prize for economics

Professor Orazio Attanasio (UCL Economics) says: “Angus Deaton is one of the few people who understands consumption behaviour deeply, both across individuals and over time”. Read: Financial Times More...

Published: Oct 13, 2015 10:39:07 AM

Alternative therapies

Professor David Colquhoun (UCL Neuroscience, Physiology & Pharmacology) comments on whether hospitals in Essex should pay for alternative therapies. Listen: BBC Radio Essex ‘James Whale’ (from 1 hour 8 mins) More...

Published: Oct 12, 2015 4:58:26 PM