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Same genes drive maths and reading ability

Around half of the genes that influence how well a child can read also play a role in their mathematics ability, say scientists from UCL, the University of Oxford and King’s College London who led a study into the genetic basis of cognitive traits. More...

Blocking cells’ movement to stop the spread of cancer

Insights into how cells move through the body could lead to innovative techniques to stop cancer cells from spreading and causing secondary tumours, according to new UCL research. More...

London schools use 16,000 lemons on international Citrus Saturday

Schools from in and around London have used over 16000 lemons, 8000 oranges and 7000 limes in a day of frenzied lemonade selling that would rival The Apprentice as part of international Citrus Saturday. More...

'Like, innit, literally...' Is 'correct' grammar in decline and does this matter?

Teachers, grammarians and academics will discuss the current state of grammar and grammar teaching at a conference today.
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Bio Bean wins £20,000 first prize in Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Competition

Bio Bean, the coffee grounds recycling company founded by UCL graduates Arthur Kay and Benjamin Harriman, has won a Santander Universities Entrepreneurship postgraduate award, including grant funding for their business of £20,000. More...

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