3 July 2015: Old world monkey had tiny, complex brain
The brain of a 15 million year old monkey has been visualized for the first time by a team led by Professor Fred Spoor (UCL Cell & Developmental Biology). The 3D computer model shows that the brain is much smaller and has more folds than expected, supporting the idea that brain complexity can evolve before brain size in the primate family tree. More...
Healthy people given the serotonin-enhancing antidepressant citalopram
were willing to pay almost twice as much to prevent harm to themselves or
others than those given placebo drugs in a moral decision-making experiment at
When remembering something from our past, we often vividly re-experience the whole episode in which it occurred. New UCL research funded by the Medical Research Council and Wellcome Trust has now revealed how this might happen in the brain. More...
2 July 2015: Mapping the people of Scotland
Researchers at UCL have mapped the people of Scotland in unprecedented detail. More...
26 June 2015: Rats 'dream' paths to a brighter future
When rats rest, their brains simulate journeys to a desired future such as a tasty treat, finds new UCL research funded by the Wellcome Trust and Royal Society. More...
25 June 2015: Cancer drug makes fruit flies live longer
25 June 2015: UCL Academy students become environmental engineers
24 June 2015: Single gene controls fish brain size and intelligence
22 June 2015: UCL announces launch of Bloomsbury Studio
17 June 2015: Queen’s Birthday Honours for the UCL community
16 June 2015: ‘Core’ immune cells reduce symptoms and spread of flu
11 June 2015: UCL Awards for Enterprise 2015
11 June 2015: Faculty Award winners