Archive of Research News

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19 October 2011: Number of Facebook friends linked to size of brain regions, study suggests

Scientists have found a direct link between the number of ‘Facebook friends’ a person has and the size of particular brain regions.
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14 October 2011: UCL Provost named preferred choice for new NHS role

UCL President & Provost Professor Malcolm Grant was today named as the preferred choice to chair the NHS Commissioning Board by the Secretary of State for Health. More...

12 October 2011: Time capsule buried under The Francis Crick Institute

A time capsule was buried yesterday under the site of The Francis Crick Institute by Francis Crick’s daughter Gabrielle. More...

10 October 2011: London Science Festival at UCL

This year, UCL’s ‘Your Universe’ Festival of Astronomy is running in partnership with the London Science Festival 2011. For full listings including times, dates and UCL venues please follow the links below.
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6 October 2011: Everest expedition suggests nitric oxide benefits for intensive care patients

The latest results from an expedition to Mount Everest that looked at the body’s response to low oxygen levels suggest that drugs or procedures that promote the body’s production of a chemical compound called nitric oxide (NO) could improve the recovery of critically ill patients in intensive care. More...

5 October 2011: Solar Orbiter and Euclid space missions given go-ahead

UCL scientists and engineers are to provide instruments for two major space missions which have been selected by the European Space Agency (ESA). More...

4 October 2011: Parental weight strongly influences thinness in children

Children with thinner parents are three times more likely to be thin than children whose parents are overweight, according to a new study by UCL researchers. More...

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