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Grey Squirrel

Worrying denial of invasive species threat

A new battlefront is opening in science denialism and this time the target is the science of invasive alien species and the fight to protect some of the world’s rarest species and most unique ecosystems, say a team involving UCL scientists. More...

Published: Dec 2, 2016 1:03:39 PM

Drugs including tenofovir

HIV patients showing signs of multidrug resistance in Africa

Significant numbers of patients whose HIV strains developed resistance to older generation drugs are also resistant to modern drugs, finds a new study led by UCL and funded by Wellcome. More...

Published: Dec 1, 2016 10:21:57 AM

2D nanomaterials

New solution for making 2D nanomaterials

Two-dimensional (2D) nanomaterials have been made by dissolving layered materials in liquids, according to new UCL-led research. The liquids can be used to apply the 2D nanomaterials over large areas and at low costs, enabling a variety of important future applications. More...

Published: Nov 21, 2016 5:48:14 PM

Pokemon GO

Conservation lessons from Pokémon GO

The popular smartphone game, Pokémon GO, sets a benchmark for new conservation-focused augmented reality games and could be adapted to benefit environmental conservation, according to new research involving UCL scientists. More...

Published: Nov 16, 2016 3:14:39 PM

Apps on Android phone

Most updates to mobile apps don’t make a noticeable difference

The majority of updates to mobile apps don’t have a significant impact on user ratings, suggesting developers might release updates too frequently, according to a new study by UCL researchers. More...

Published: Nov 16, 2016 10:20:55 AM

Sick bee exposed to neocontinoid pesticide

Light therapy could save bees from deadly pesticides

Treating bees with light therapy can counteract the harmful effects of neonicotinoid pesticides and improve survival rates of poisoned bees, finds a new UCL study. More...

Published: Nov 16, 2016 10:14:59 AM