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Daggers, pistols and blood bonds: how the Mafia works

As a former Sicialian Mafia boss living in west London waits to hear if he’ll be extradited to Italy, Professor John Dickie (UCL SELCS) explains what the criminal underworld is really like. Read: Telegraph

Award-winning material set to reduce dental implant failure

A material co-created by Dr Niall Kent (UCL Chemical Engineering) that could help prevent artificial teeth implants falling out has won the Royal Academy of Engineering’s first launchpad competition for young entrepreneurs. Read: The Engineer

UCL and IoE set a date for union

The UCL council has officially approved its decision to merge with the Institute of Education (IOE) at a meeting on 20 October. Read: THE, More: UCL News

Do the media talk down to teenagers over drugs?

Professor Valerie Curran (UCL Clinical, Educational & Health Psychology) explains how young people are being let down by media reporting on the dangers of drugs. Read: Channel 4 News

Why do academics dress so badly? (Answer: they are too happy)

Professor Jonathan Wolff (UCL Philosophy) describes how Marx can be used to explain academic’s clothing choices. Read: Guardian

Olfactory cell transplant

A poem a day

Manipulating metabolism

Curing cancer

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