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The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Dr Jason Dittmer (UCL Geography) reviews Andrew Garfield in The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Listen: BBC Radio 4 'Front Row' (from 15 mins 54 secs)

NHS and Chinese Medicine

Professor David Colquhoun (UCL Biosciences) criticises Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt's proposal for the NHS to adopt Traditional Chinese medicine. Listen: BBC RAdio 5 Live 'Shelagh Fogarty' (from 36 mins 20 secs)

How do children learn history?

Dr Adam Smith (UCL History) speaks to Education Secretary Michael Gove, teachers and pupils to investigate what history primary school pupils should study - and how it should be taught. Listen: BBC Radio 4 ‘How Do Children Learn History?’

Trying to be perfect could be ruining your health

Perfectionism can have a negative effect on health – including an increased risk of eating disorders. Professor Roz Shafran (UCL Neurosciences & Mental Health) explains why perfectionists are more likely to be binge eaters. Read: Daily Mail

Study suggests link between fall in salt intake and drop in heart attack deaths

New research claims a drop in daily salt intake played an important role in lowering stroke and coronary heart disease fatalities but Professor Patrick Wolfe (UCL Statistical Science) says: “Plausibility of assumption does not equal evidence". Read: Guardian

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