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30 June 2016: Meet Robert, the alien hunting AI

A team led by Dr Ingo Waldmann (UCL Physics & Astronomy) has developed a deep belief neural network, called RobERt, which is trained to search exoplanets for signs of life. Read: Daily Mail More...

29 June 2016: Can Brexit be averted?

Dr Alan Renwick (UCL Constitution Unit) explains the scenarios in which the UK may not leave the EU. Listen: BBC Radio 4 ‘The World Tonight’ (from 34 mins 30 secs) More...

29 June 2016: The next wearable technology could be your skin

PhD candidate Luca Santarelli (UCL Physics & Astronomy) explains how flexible organic electronics could one day make artificial skin displays a reality. Read: The Conversation More...

29 June 2016: UCL expert comment on EU referendum

Round-up of recent comment from UCL experts relating to the EU referendum result. More...

29 June 2016: How mammals took over the world

A study by Dr Thomas Halliday, Professor Anjali Goswami (both UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment) and Professor Paul Upchurch (UCL Earth Sciences) has found that our ancestors evolved three times faster in the 10 million years after the extinction of the dinosaurs than in the previous 80 million years. Read: Daily Mail, More: i, UCL News More...

29 June 2016: Dating Extinction

At the UCL Grant Museum of Zoology, Professor Anjali Goswami (UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment) explains how we can say when a species went extinct even though there are so many gaps in the fossil record. Listen: BBC World Service ‘The Science Hour’ (from 30 mins 4 secs) More...

29 June 2016: Legislative consent

Dr Alan Renwick (UCL Constitution Unit) explains what is meant by legislative consent and if the Scottish Parliament could use its powers to withhold consent if the legislative moves to implement Brexit. Listen: BBC World Service ‘Newshour’ (from 15 mins 27 secs) More...

29 June 2016: Helium

Professor Andrea Sella (UCL Chemistry) explains the uses of helium in our everyday lives. Listen: BBC World Service ‘The Newsroom’ (from 9 mins 27 secs), More: BBC World Service 'Focus on Africa' More...

28 June 2016: Brexit can still be blocked, say constitutional lawyers

Dr Jeff King (UCL Laws) explains that any Prime Minister making an Article 50 declaration without MPs first voting in an Act of Parliament could face the prospect of being overruled by a judicial review. Read: Independent More...

28 June 2016: Don't blame Brexit on working-class anger - it's more worrying than that

In an op-ed piece, Dr D'Maris Coffman (UCL Bartlett School of Construction & Project Management) explains why the advent of white English nationalism is the truly ominous consequence of Brexit. Read: New Statesman More...

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