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UCL research helps paralysed man to recover function

A man who was paralysed from the chest down following a knife attack can now walk using a frame, following a pioneering cell transplantation treatment developed by scientists at UCL and applied by surgeons at Wroclaw University Hospital, Poland.

Photo: Professor Geoff Raisman (courtesy of BBC Panorama)

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Are some humans born evil?

Professor Essi Viding (UCL Clinical, Educational & Health Psychology) explains that although nobody is born a killer, there are individual differences that affect the likelihood of developing murderous traits. Read: Telegraph More...

UCL Opinion

Opinion and comment from UCL academics in the media

Ebola is a product of a destructive and exploitative global economic system

Like a sleepwalker roused from his dream, the world is slowly waking up to the full nightmare of the Ebola outbreak decimating west Africa. With small numbers of cases turning up in western countries, governments here are belatedly pledging action to fight the disease, which has already claimed almost 5,000 lives, writes Professor Henrietta Moore (UCL Institute for Global Prosperity) in The Guardian. More...