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30 September 2013: London 2012 athletes 'had bad teeth'

"Our data suggest that, for a similar age profile, the oral health of athletes is poor. It's quite striking," said Professor Ian Needleman (UCL Eastman Dental Institute). Read: BBC News More: UCL News Metro Business Standard Huffington Post Medical Daily Voice of America
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30 September 2013: 'Crystal ball' cops halt the crimes of tomorrow

“The challenge of pinpointing when crimes will occur at particular locations is the aim of predictive policing,” said Professor Shane Johnson (UCL Security & Crime Science). Read: Sunday Times (£) More: Daily Mail RedOrbit More...

27 September 2013: Global Warming '95% certain', say scientists

Professor Chris Rapley (UCL Earth Sciences) says that the evidence is clear. Although the climate has always varied, human activity is accelerating the changes. Read: Sky News More: BBC Radio 4 Today (from 1hr 12mins) More...

27 September 2013: Curiosity rover finds water in Mars soil

Professor Andrew Coates (UCL Mullard Space Science Laboratory) and Dr Peter Grindrod (UCL Earth Sciences) comment on the discovery of water in the fine-grained soil on the surface of Mars. Read: Times (£) Guardian More...

26 September 2013: Outgoing vice-provost Michael Worton on 33 years at UCL

Professor Michael Worton (Vice-Provost, International) reflects on risks, regrets, the value of teaching and facing the global future. Read: Times Higher Education More...

26 September 2013: Special Investigation: The Gangs of London

Professor Essi Viding and Dr Eamon McCrory (UCL Clinical, Educational & Health Psychology) jointly lead research examining the consequences of children's exposure to violence. Read: Evening Standard (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) 6
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25 September 2013: Reasons to be chirpful

Budge over Bluetooth. The latest way to send pictures, messages and data is by birdsong using Chirp, a UCL spin-out. Read: Evening Standard More...

25 September 2013: 'Sugar gel' helps premature babies

Professor Neil Marlow (UCL Institute for Women's Health) comments on the use of dextrose gel to protect premature babies against brain damage. Read: BBC News More...

24 September 2013: The Life Scientific

Professor Sophie Scott (UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience) talks to Jim Al-Khalili about her research using imaging techniques to reveal the complexity of brain activity when we speak and hear others speak.  Listen: BBC Radio 4 More...

24 September 2013: Complex transmission of deadly MERS virus

Research led by Professors Alimuddin Zumla and Paul Kellam (UCL Infection) shows that the deadly MERS virus might have jumped from animals to humans several times. Read: Shanghai Daily More: UCL News Reuters Voice of America The Scientist Arab News Der Spiegel (German)
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