21 May 2015: Working with Saracens to monitor concussion in rugby
A team of UCL researchers have joined the ongoing Saracens study for the 2015/16 season, which combines impact sensors with blood samples to determine the effects of concussion on rugby players. More...
Women with advanced ovarian cancer have fewer side effects and tend to have a better quality of life if given chemotherapy before surgery, according to a Cancer Research UK funded study published in The Lancet. More...
19 May 2015: Missing molecule prevents puberty
A molecule important in blood vessel formation and brain wiring is also essential for the onset of puberty, finds new research led by UCL and the University of Milan. More...
Sex equality in residential decision-making explains the unique social structure of hunter-gatherers, a new UCL study reveals. More...
14 May 2015: Smoking induces early signs of cancer in cheek swabs
DNA damage caused by smoking can be detected in cheek swabs, finds research published today in JAMA Oncology. The study provides evidence that smoking induces a general cancer program that is also present in cancers which aren’t usually associated with it – including breast and gynaecological cancers. More...
28 April 2015: Tracking exploding Lithium-ion batteries in real-time
23 April 2015: Connecting places causes mental maps to merge
20 April 2015: Mummified bodies from 18th century Europe found to have multiple tuberculosis infections
16 April 2015: Men donate competitively on women’s fundraising webpages
13 April 2015: Human immune system can control re-awakened HIV, suggesting ‘kick and kill’ cure is possible
10 April 2015: Professor Peter Kirstein wins 2015 Marconi Society Prize
8 April 2015: Body’s defences hijacked to make cancers more aggressive
27 March 2015: New role uncovered for ‘oldest’ tumour suppressor gene
26 March 2015: Crossing fingers can reduce feelings of pain
24 March 2015: Complex genetic ancestry of Americans uncovered
24 March 2015: Weight discrimination has major impact on quality of life
24 March 2015: ‘Most attractive’ male birds don’t have the best genes
19 March 2015: The first fine-scale genetic map of the British Isles