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Help survey wasps over the bank holiday weekend

Wasps might not be the nation’s favourite insects but are some of the most important so UCL and University of Gloucestershire scientists are again asking for the public’s help to find out more about these misunderstood creatures.

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Artificial intelligence equal to experts in detecting eye diseases

An artificial intelligence (AI) system, which can recommend the correct referral decision for more than 50 eye diseases, as accurately as experts has been developed by UCL, DeepMind Health and Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

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UCL Press’ open access ebooks top most-read chart

Books published by UCL Press and authored by UCL academics are the most-read open access ebooks on JSTOR, an online library which provides access to more than 12 million academic articles and books.

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Rotavirus vaccine cuts Malawi's infant mortality

Rotavirus vaccination reduced infant diarrhoea deaths by 34% in rural Malawi, a region with high levels of child deaths, according to a major new study led by UCL, the University of Liverpool, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and partners in Malawi.

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Two UCL academics shortlisted for Health Humanities Medal

Professor Helen Chatterjee and Dr Daisy Fancourt have been shortlisted for a prestigious Health Humanities Medal which celebrates good health and wellbeing through arts and humanities research.

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Genes drive ageing, making normal processes damaging

Ageing in worms mainly results from the direct action of genes and not from random wear and tear or loss of function, and the same is likely to be true in humans, according to research by UCL, Lancaster University and Queen Mary University of London scientists.

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First language study using new wearable brain scanner

Researchers at UCL and the University of Nottingham have mapped the brain’s language area in the first study of human cognition using a new generation of brain scanner that can be worn like a helmet.

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