27 March 2015: New role uncovered for ‘oldest’ tumour suppressor gene
Scientists have revealed a brand new function for one of the first cancer genes ever discovered – the retinoblastoma gene – in a finding that could open up exciting new approaches to treatment. More...
Young adolescents’ judgements on how risky a situation might be are most influenced by what other teenagers think, while most other age groups are more influenced by adults’ views, finds new UCL research. More...
26 March 2015: Crossing fingers can reduce feelings of pain
How you feel pain is affected by where sources of pain are in relation to each other, and so crossing your fingers can change what you feel on a single finger, finds new UCL research. More...
26 March 2015: UCL allocated £171m by HEFCE for 2015/16
UCL is to receive a funding allocation of £171m for teaching and research from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) for the academic year 2015/16, the largest overall total allocated to any English institution. More...
24 March 2015: Complex genetic ancestry of Americans uncovered
By comparing the genes of current-day North and South Americans with African and European populations, a new study has found the genetic fingerprints of the slave trade and colonisation that shaped migrations to the Americas hundreds of years ago. More...
24 March 2015: Weight discrimination has major impact on quality of life
24 March 2015: ‘Most attractive’ male birds don’t have the best genes
19 March 2015: The first fine-scale genetic map of the British Isles
19 March 2015: A good budget for UK research, says UCL President & Provost
17 March 2015: Watching you watching Bentham: The PanoptiCam
12 March 2015: New transitional appointments to the Senior Management Team
10 March 2015: Assumptions of equality lead to poorer group decisions
6 March 2015: How drinking behaviour changes through the years
6 March 2015: New paint makes tough self-cleaning surfaces
4 March 2015: UCL researchers take their research to parliament
3 March 2015: Strange Creatures put on display at UCL