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Press Releases

Neurons in the cortex of a mouse expressing proteins enabling the 'reading' and 'writing' of electrical activity

Using light to understand the brain

UCL researchers have developed an innovative way to understand how the brain works by using flashes of light, allowing them to both ‘read’ and ‘write’ brain signals. More...

Published: Dec 23, 2014 10:32:00 AM

Theta

Origin of polar auroras revealed

Researchers from UCL, University of Southampton and Cambridge University together with ESA and NASA have uncovered the origin of a colourful display in the night sky called ‘theta aurora’, explaining for the first time how auroras at high-latitudes form. More...

Published: Dec 19, 2014 2:32:56 PM

Older person

Tooth loss linked to slowing mind and body

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Published: Dec 19, 2014 1:30:00 PM

Homing signal in the brain

Scientists locate ‘homing signal’ in the brain, explaining why some people are better navigators

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Published: Dec 18, 2014 5:40:00 PM

UCL number 1 REF

UCL rated top UK university by research strength in the REF2014

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Published: Dec 18, 2014 12:00:07 AM

Snow White

Main characters more likely to die in kids' cartoons than in films for adults

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Published: Dec 17, 2014 1:16:00 PM