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19 September 2014: 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) More...

19 September 2014: 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 More...

19 September 2014: 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 More...

19 September 2014: 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 More...

18 September 2014: 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 (£) More...

18 September 2014: eBay redirect attack puts buyers' credentials at risk

Dr Steven Murdoch (UCL Computer Science) explains the cross-site scripting (XSS) attack used to compromise eBay earlier this week. Read: BBC News, More: BBC News (2)
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18 September 2014: The battle for Britain

Dr Michael Collins (UCL History) says the only way to save ‘Britishness’ will be to fundamentally rethink the way the state works, regardless of the outcome of the Scottish referendum. Read: Financial Times More...

17 September 2014: Elements: Bromine

Professor Andrea Sella (UCL Chemistry) explains the various ways bromine is used. Listen: BBC World Service ‘Elements: Bromine’ More...

17 September 2014: Epilepsy and memory loss

Dr Sallie Baxendale (UCL Clinical & Experimental Epilepsy) explains some strategies and tools which can be used to overcome memory loss caused by epileptic seizures. Listen: BBC Radio 5 Live ‘Tony Livesey’ (from 14 mins 50 secs) More...

17 September 2014: Hull smoking cuts

Professor Robert West (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) comments on proposed budgetary cuts to Hull’s smoking cessation services. Listen: BBC Radio Humberside ‘Breakfast’ (from 1 hour 48 mins) More...

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