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25 July 2016: The story hidden in the cobbles of St Paul's

Dr Ruth Siddall (UCL Earth Sciences) discusses the origins of the red marble in the cobbles of St Paul's Cathedral. Listen: BBC World Service 'Science in Action' More...

25 July 2016: Is your phone always running out of power? Scientists reveal 10 simple tricks that could boost your battery life

Tips for preserving smartphone battery life are given by Paul Shearing (UCL Chemical Engineering). Read more: Daily Mail
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25 July 2016: Menopause mood swings could be sign of dementia: Changes in personality could be among checklist of warning signs that herald onset of dementia

Personality changes often put down to the menopause or a mid-life crisis could be early warning signs of dementia. Article quotes Dr Jonathan Rohrer (UCL Institute of Neurology). Read: The Mail
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25 July 2016: Hinkley Point decision due as government restates commitment to nuclear

Paul Dorfman (UCL Energy Institute) warns that state-backed EDF faces numerous problems over Hinkley decision. Read: City A.M.
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25 July 2016: The great Brexit immigration lie: Like Cameron before her, May made a foolish promise on migrant numbers she just can't keep

Article on the issues faced by Theresa May on dealing with Brexit, mentions research from UCL on tax contributions from EU migrants. Read: The Mail  More...

22 July 2016: One in three children have 'money worries'

Dr Dimitrios Tsivrikos (UCL Psychology & Language Sciences) comments on research showing that children are increasingly worried about money, suggesting that an increase in online purchases may be a factor. Read: Daily Telegraph
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22 July 2016: Academic research spawns recreation of 1960s cinema

Article about event which recreated 1960's cinema - based on research project 'Cultural memory and British cinema going of the 1960's', headed by Professor Melvyn Stokes (UCL History). Read: Times Higher Education More...

22 July 2016: Early test for Alzheimer’s offers hope to millions

Professor John Hardy (UCL Institute of Neurology) comments on new gene test to assess the risk from Alzheimer's. Read: The Times  (Paywall) More...

22 July 2016: Cameron's honours list blocked by Whitehall

Professor Meg Russell (UCL Political Science) quoted on the decision by Whitehall to block several of the nominees on David Cameron's farewell honours list due to doubts about their suitability. Read: The Times (paywall) More...

22 July 2016: Scientists demand free movement and funding

Article based on a letter from over 1600 scientists in The Times, organised by Dr Laurence Hunt (UCL Institute of Neurology) calling for the government to ensure the continued free movement of skilled researchers. Read: The Times (Article and letter behind a paywall) More...

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