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Four legs too many?

Professor Susan Evans (UCL Cell & Developmental Biology) explains what can be learnt from the discovery of Tetrapodophis, a 113 million-year-old fossil of a snake which has four legs with fingers and toes. Read: Science (£)

Can we reverse the ageing process by putting young blood into older people?

Commenting on a series of experiments which gave young blood to old mice, Professor John Hardy (UCL Molecular Neuroscience) said that there is a possibility that young plasma will be less effective in people than in mice. Read: Guardian

Chasing stardust

Professor Stephen Price (UCL Chemistry) has been using a number of surface analysis techniques, including reflection absorption IR spectroscopy and temperature programmed desorption, to probe interstellar ices. Read: Chemistry World

A year after massacre by Islamic State, Iraq’s Yazidis are clinging on

Dr Tyler Fisher (UCL SELCS) examines how assaults by Islamic State have affected the Yazidi community in northern Iraq. Read: The Conversation

Infections that wreck summer for millions of women

Dr Jenny Rohn and Professor James Malone-Lee (both UCL Clinical Physiology) comment on the rise in UTIs during the summer season. Read: Daily Mail

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