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How 250,000 Belgium refugees didn't leave a trace

Christophe Declercq (UCL Translation Studies) discusses the experiences of the tens of thousands of Belgian refugees in World War One who made their homes in the UK. Read: BBC News, More: BBC News (2), BBC News (3)

Stem cells used in landmark therapy for failing sight

Commenting on the first use of induced pluripotent stem cells as a medical treatment, Professor Mike Cheetham (UCL Institute of Ophthalmology) said: “If it goes well, it could be the start of a new era in personalised medicine." Read: New Scientist

Google and Dropbox launch Simply Secure to improve online security

Dr George Danezis (UCL Computer Science) comments on Simply Secure, an organisation that aims to make security tech easier to use. Read: Guardian

What's spoiling your skin?

Professor Paul Griffiths (UCL Infection & Immunity) explains the various treatments available to prevent a cold sore forming. Read: Daily Mail

Commercial backing means faster start for clinical trials

Professor Allan Hackshaw (UCL Cancer Institute) comments on the length of time non-commercial trials can take in comparison to industry-funded clinical trials. Read: THE (£)

The battle for Britain

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Epilepsy and memory loss

Hull smoking cuts

The long shadows of war

Megaprojects revolution

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