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Tracking exploding Lithium-ion batteries in real-time

What happens when lithium-ion batteries overheat and explode has been tracked inside and out for the first time by a UCL-led team using sophisticated 3D imaging.

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Video: Understanding how Lithium-ion batteries fail 

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UCL could link promotion and internationalisation activities

UCL's new global engagement strategy confirms a move away from a model of branch campuses towards a network of local partnerships and floats ideas such as rewarding staff who help with global goals. Read: THE, More: FT More...

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Discovered: stone tools that go back beyond earliest humans

Archaeologists have discovered stone artefacts in Kenya dating back to 3.3m years ago – making them the oldest stone tools yet discovered. The finding pushes back the record of stone tools by 700,000 years. While the tools predate the earliest known representative of our own genus, Homo, it is not yet possible to pin down exactly which species created the tools, writes Dr Matt Pope (UCL Institute of Archaeology) in The Conversation. More...