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Cake or biscuit? Why Jaffa Cakes excite philosophers

In an article discussing the challenges of binaries, Dr Helen O'Neill (UCL Institute for Women's Health) comments on the gender binary, arguing that male-female distinctions should be scrapped for some purposes like passports. Read: BBC News

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Footballers could be at risk of dementia from blows to the head

Dr Helen Ling, Professor Huw Morris and Professor John Hardy (UCL Institute of Neurology) discuss their study finding evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a potential cause of dementia caused by repeated blows to the head, in former professional football players. Professor Rob Howard (UCL Psychiatry) comments on the findings. Read: The Guardian, More: BBC Radio 4 'Today' (from 53 mins 41 secs), CNN, Financial Times, BBC News, Evening Standard, The Telegraph, Daily Mail, The Independent, Irish Times, CBC News, ABC News (Australia), The Independent (2), BBC Radio 4 'News Briefing (from 1 min 49 secs)

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