The embryonic stem cells that form facial features, called neural crest cells, use an unexpected mechanism of moving from the back of the head to the front to populate the face, finds a new UCL-led study.
Published: Oct 19, 2018 7:08:32 AM
The dirtiest roads in central and east London, including Marylebone Road, Oxford Street and Park Lane, have been mapped by UCL academics.
Published: Oct 18, 2018 5:14:47 PM
The most common form of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) originated in Europe and spread to Asia, Africa and the Americas with European explorers and colonialists, reveals a new study led by UCL and the Norwegian Institute of Public Health.
Published: Oct 17, 2018 7:58:17 PM
The world’s first functional oesophagus engineered from stem cells has been grown and successfully transplanted into mice, as part of a pioneering new study led by UCL.
Published: Oct 17, 2018 6:02:39 PM
A newly discovered role for the enzyme glutamine synthetase could have important implications for developing anti-cancer drugs according to a new UCL study.
Published: Oct 17, 2018 12:52:49 PM