Archive of UCL in the media

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28 April 2011: Curse of the Pharaoh's DNA

Dr Helen Donoghue (UCL Research Department of Infection) gives her opinion about the feasibility of sequencing DNA from an Egyptian mummy. Read: Nature News
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28 April 2011: Mathematical model reveals how tattoos age

Dr Ian Eames (UCL Mechanical Engineering) devises a mathematical model to show how tattoos will age over time. Read: The Guardian More coverage: New Scientist, Financial Times, Daily Mail and other national and international outlets
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28 April 2011: Stem cell cures under threat from EU court

A ruling by the EU threatens future stem cell research, including Professor Pete Coffey's (UCL Institute of Opthalmology) work on curing blindess.  Read: The Daily Telegraph More coverage: Independent, Guardian, The Times
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27 April 2011: Do we need to be defensive about arts and humanities?

Professor Jonathan Wolff (UCL Philosophy) makes a philosophical argument for preserving arts and humanities departments.  Read: Guardian
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27 April 2011: HIV can help fight disease

Interview with Professor Mary Collins (UCL Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology) about her trials showing HIV can be used to treat disease. Read: The Observer
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27 April 2011: Have we found the God Particle?

Professor Jon Butterworth (UCL Physics and Astronomy) discusses rumours that the Higgs particle has been found at CERN.  Watch: Channel 4 News More coverage: Guardian
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27 April 2011: Aurora from Saturn moon 'circuit'

Professor Andrew Coates (UCL MSSL) explains the Cassini spacecraft discovery of a beam of electrons between Saturn and Enceladus. Read: BBC News Online More coverage: BBC Radio 4 'Material World', Daily Mail, Wired
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20 April 2011: Rapid influx of new peers has made House of Lords too full

A report by the UCL Constitution Unit warns that the volume of House of Lords appointments may impact negatively on parliament.  Read: The Guardian More coverage: BBC Radio 4 'Today', The Independent, Reuters, BBC News Online
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19 April 2011: Measuring middle C: how musicians achieved perfect pitch

Professor Steve Jones (UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment) explains how middle C, like all measurements, is not fixed.  Read: The Daily Telegraph
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18 April 2011: University league tables: the complete list

UCL comes 7th in the Complete University Guide's league table of UK universities.  Read: The Daily Telegraph More coverage: The Independent, Daily Mail
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