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LUX

Dark matter particle remains elusive

The Large Underground Xenon (LUX) dark matter experiment has yielded no trace of a dark matter particle after completing its final 20-month long search of the universe, according to LUX collaboration scientists including UCL researchers. More...

Published: Jul 21, 2016 9:38:52 AM

biodiversity hotspots

Biodiversity falls below ‘safe levels’ globally

Levels of global biodiversity loss may negatively impact on ecosystem function and the sustainability of human societies, according to UCL-led research. More...

Published: Jul 14, 2016 9:22:34 PM

fertile crescent

A federal origin of Stone Age farming

The transition from hunter-gatherer to sedentary farming 10,000 years ago occurred in multiple neighbouring but genetically distinct populations according to research by an international team including UCL. More...

Published: Jul 14, 2016 9:20:45 PM

Agta

Camp stability predicts patterns of hunter–gatherer cooperation

Food-sharing is more prevalent in stable hunter-gatherer camps, shows new UCL research that sheds light on the evolutionary roots of human cooperation. More...

Published: Jul 13, 2016 3:05:00 PM

Vegetables

Family upbringing has no impact on people’s food preferences

The effects of family upbringing on people’s food preferences disappear as they start to make their own meal choices, to the point where they have no detectable impact by late adolescence, according to research carried out among a large group of older teenage twins by UCL and King’s College London. More...

Published: Jul 7, 2016 4:16:28 PM

Reversing universe

Accelerating research into dark energy

A quick method for making accurate, virtual universes to help understand the effects of dark matter and dark energy has been developed by UCL and CEFCA scientists. Making up 95% of our universe, these substances have profound effects on the birth and lives of galaxies and stars and yet almost nothing is known about their physical nature. More...

Published: Jul 7, 2016 10:53:33 AM