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24 October 2014: Roman gums 'healthier than ours'
Professor Ian Needleman (UCL Restorative Dental Sciences) comments on a study that has found people living in Roman Britain had healthier gums than their modern-day descendants. Read: BBC News
23 October 2014: Pensioners and obesity
Professor Andrew Steptoe (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) comments on the rising levels of obesity among the elderly and retired. Read: Telegraph
23 October 2014: Liberal arts builds momentum in the UK
Commenting on liberal arts and universities, Carl Gombrich (UCL Arts and Sciences) suggests that “making the case for unconventional courses” would be easier if we could answer the question “How can we quantify the value of breadth?” Read: THE
23 October 2014: UCL Academy ‘puts right problems’ after disappointing first Ofsted
23 October 2014: Astronaut Charles J Bolden Jnr visits UCL Academy
22 October 2014: Daggers, pistols and blood bonds: how the Mafia works
22 October 2014: Award-winning material set to reduce dental implant failure
22 October 2014: UCL and IoE set a date for union
22 October 2014: Do the media talk down to teenagers over drugs?
22 October 2014: Why do academics dress so badly? (Answer: they are too happy)
22 October 2014: London's most influential people 2014: Innovators
22 October 2014: Teenagers' heavy cannabis use 'impairs intelligence'
21 October 2014: Olfactory cell transplant
21 October 2014: Tiny tubes in your neck that could cut the risk of a stroke
21 October 2014: UCL research helps paralysed man to recover function
21 October 2014: Supplies of rare earth materials are still far from secure
20 October 2014: The quiet art of being a good listener
20 October 2014: A poem a day
20 October 2014: Experimental drugs for patients could be available from March after Government backs Saatchi Bill
20 October 2014: World's first space detective agency launched
17 October 2014: Manipulating metabolism
17 October 2014: Killer in the brain could help treat Parkinson's
17 October 2014: Is sending shoppers ads by Bluetooth just a bit creepy?
17 October 2014: Myelin helps you learn new skills
17 October 2014: New viruses 'killing amphibians' in Spain