Archive of UCL News

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9 January 2014: Cancer death rates could be halved by 2030 with effective treatment

UK cancer death rates are likely to fall more rapidly between now and 2030 than they have done in the previous 20 years, according to research presented today by the UCL School of Pharmacy. More...

9 January 2014: Three new Centres for Doctoral Training at UCL

Three new Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs) at UCL have been announced today by Universities and Science Minister, David Willetts. More...

9 January 2014: Quantum mechanics explains efficiency of photosynthesis

Light-gathering macromolecules in plant cells transfer energy by taking advantage of molecular vibrations whose physical descriptions have no equivalents in classical physics, according to the first unambiguous theoretical evidence of quantum effects in photosynthesis published today in the journal Nature Communications. More...

9 January 2014: Patient's own bone-marrow stem cells could treat resistant TB

Patients’ own bone-marrow stromal (stem) cells could be used to treat resistant tuberculosis (TB), according to a preliminary study by an international research team. More...

9 January 2014: UCL economics professor knighted in New Year’s Honours list

A number of people from the UCL community have been recognised in the 2014 New Year’s Honours list. More...

7 January 2014: ALMA spots supernova dust factory 160,000 light years away

UK scientists have used the ALMA telescope to help capture the remains of a recent supernova - or exploding star – that is brimming with freshly formed dust 160,000 light years from Earth. More...

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