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Poor communication main cause of marriage, cohabitation breakdown

The most common reasons given for the breakdown of marriages or live-in partnerships in Britain are communication problems and growing apart, according to analysis by UCL researchers of the latest National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal-3). More...

Published: Mar 24, 2017 2:30:52 PM

UCL launches special inquiry into regenerative medicine research

An independent special inquiry to establish the full facts of UCL’s regenerative medicine research and UCL’s relationship to Paolo Macchiarini and the Karolinska Institute has now been formally constituted. More...

Published: Mar 23, 2017 12:43:00 PM

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Satnavs 'switch off' parts of the brain

Using a satnav to get to your destination 'switches off' parts of the brain that would otherwise be used to simulate different routes, reveals new UCL research. More...

Published: Mar 21, 2017 4:30:41 PM

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Survival of bumblebee families improved by flowers

Flower-rich habitats are key to enhancing the survival of bumblebee families, according to new research involving UCL scientists. More...

Published: Mar 16, 2017 9:59:21 AM

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Genome-based diets improve growth, fertility and lifespan

In flies and mice, diets based on an organism’s genome enhance growth and fertility with no costs to lifespan, according to a team of researchers from UCL and the Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing in Cologne. More...

Published: Mar 13, 2017 11:22:46 AM

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Improving defence against earthquakes and tsunamis

A pioneering new computer model has been developed to simulate the whole chain of hazard events triggered by offshore mega subduction earthquakes, by a team involving UCL and Bristol engineers. More...

Published: Mar 10, 2017 9:52:23 AM