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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 (£)
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
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
17 September 2014: Elements: Bromine
Professor Andrea Sella (UCL Chemistry) explains the various ways bromine is used. Listen: BBC World Service ‘Elements: Bromine’
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)
17 September 2014: Hull smoking cuts
17 September 2014: Ditching monarchy is step too far for Scots Nationalists
17 September 2014: Free bus passes for pensioners are too successful to cut
16 September 2014: I’ll power buses with coffee grounds says winner of £400,000 eco prize
16 September 2014: Four British institutions ranked in top five of world's universities
16 September 2014: Sugar intake must be slashed further
15 September 2014: The long shadows of war
15 September 2014: World will think us mad to rip up Union
15 September 2014: Why the story of materials is really the story of civilisation
15 September 2014: Legal justification for air strikes on Syria not even 'wafer-thin'
15 September 2014: Killed by drink: patients who cannot quit
12 September 2014: Heart defects increase risk of death
12 September 2014: Cancer-zapping proton therapy only suitable for rare patients
11 September 2014: Megaprojects revolution
11 September 2014: Fat shaming 'makes people eat more rather than less'
11 September 2014: Most apps are 'failing on privacy', claims report
10 September 2014: Sleeping pills taken by millions linked to Alzheimer's
10 September 2014: Queen stays silent on Scotland debate
10 September 2014: Meeting emissions target will create jobs
10 September 2014: Where in the UK do people swear most on Twitter?