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Welsh devolution

Alan Trench (UCL Constitution Unit) discusses the possibility of devolving more powers to the Welsh assembly. Listen: BBC Radio Wales ‘Morning Call’ (from 8 mins 54 secs)

Scotland decides

Alan Trench (UCL Constitution Unit) joins a discussion on the impact the Scottish Referendum campaign will have on the rest of the UK. Listen: BBC Radio 5 live ‘Scotland Decides’ (from 52 mins 40 secs)

E-cigarettes give smoking a Hollywood comeback

Professor Robert West (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) says a theory is beginning to emerge that e-cigarettes can be good at substituting for cigarettes and promoting complete abstinence due to their superficial similarity to cigarettes, but for exactly the same reason may undermine quitting, particularly if abstinence is not sought. Read: Times (£)

Chink revealed in your credit card’s armour

Dr Steven Murdoch (UCL Computer Science) comments on flaws in chip and pin technology and how banks can be reluctant to accept that there may be new ways to get around the technology. Read: Sunday Times (£)

Womb cancer: the most common diagnosis you’ve never heard of

Professor Martin Widschwendter (UCL Women's Cancer) says that of all the gynaecological cancers, endometrial cancer gains the least attention even though it is the fourth most common cancer in women. Read: Guardian

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