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16 September 2014: I’ll power buses with coffee grounds says winner of £400,000 eco prize

Bio Bean, the coffee grounds recycling company founded by UCL graduates Arthur Kay and Benjamin Harriman, has won the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge award. Read: Evening Standard More...

16 September 2014: Sugar intake must be slashed further

Research conducted by Professor Aubrey Sheiham (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine recommends that sugars in the diet should make up no more than 3% of total energy intake to reduce the significant financial and social burdens of tooth decay. Read: BBC News, More: Telegraph, Guardian, Daily Express, Times (£), Daily Mail, Herald, The Courier, Yorkshire Post, TIME, New Zealand Herald, UCL News, Listen: BBC Radio 5 Live ‘5 Live Breakfast’ (from 3 mins 22 secs), More: BBC Radio 4 ‘Today’ (from 5 mins 14 secs), BBC Radio Northampton 'Breakfast' (from 2 hours 42 mins), BBC Radio Somerset 'Ask the expert' (from 4 mins) More...

15 September 2014: The long shadows of war

Professor Lisa Jardine (UCL Centre for Editing Lives & Letters) says while documenting and commemorating the First World War we should not lose sight of its horror. Read: BBC News, Listen: BBC Radio 4 'A Point of View: The Horror of War'
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15 September 2014: World will think us mad to rip up Union

Dr Michael Collins (UCL History) discusses Britain's Union and explains that although it may need new life and purpose, it does not deserve a death. Read: Herald More...

15 September 2014: Why the story of materials is really the story of civilisation

Professor Mark Miodownik (UCL Mechanical Engineering) argues that materials are the fundamental building blocks of culture. Read: Observer More...

15 September 2014: Legal justification for air strikes on Syria not even 'wafer-thin'

Professor Philippe Sands (UCL Laws) explains why David Cameron would struggle to justify UK support for US-led air strikes on Islamist extremists in Syria. Read: Independent More...

15 September 2014: Killed by drink: patients who cannot quit

Professor Rajiv Jalan (UCL Institute for Liver and Digestive Health) explains why teenagers may be more susceptible to liver disease than adults. Read: Times (£) More...

12 September 2014: Heart defects increase risk of death

Research led by Dr Rachel Knowles (UCL Institute of Child Health) has found that heart defects can leave children vulnerable for years after surgery, with over 20 per cent of childhood deaths from severe heart defects taking place after the child’s first birthday. Listen: BBC Radio Wales ‘Good Morning Wales’ (from 37 mins 19 secs) More...

12 September 2014: Cancer-zapping proton therapy only suitable for rare patients

Dr Simon Jolly (UCL Physics & Astronomy) explains why proton beam therapy is highly suited to some hard-to-reach tumours, or tumours growing very close to other key organs that could be badly affected by radiation, such as the brain stem or spinal cord. Read: Reuters More...

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