Archive of Research News

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29 November 2010: Crucial sex hormones re-routed by missing molecule

A hormone responsible for the onset of puberty can end up stuck in the wrong part of the body if the nerve pathways responsible for its transport to the brain fail to develop properly, according to new research led by UCL scientists.
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29 November 2010: LCN researchers win ‘Research Project of the Year’

Research that proves the existence of atom-sized ‘magnetic charges’ that behave and interact just like electric charges has been awarded the prize for ‘Research Project of the Year’ at the 2010 Times Higher Education Awards. More...

26 November 2010: Cassini reveals oxygen atmosphere of Saturn’s moon Rhea

A fragile atmosphere infused with oxygen and carbon-dioxide has been discovered at Saturn's moon Rhea by the Cassini-Huygens mission - the first time a spacecraft has captured direct evidence of an oxygen atmosphere at a world other than Earth. More...

24 November 2010: When pouched carnivores ruled the animal kingdom

Marsupial carnivores, including bizarre pouched lions, wolves, and sabretooths, were once as diverse in their appearance as their placental counterparts are today, according to new research.
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22 November 2010: Watch: Pioneering prosthetics

“Life-changing” prosthetic technology developed at UCL is increasing mobility in humans and animals and changing the shape of artificial limb engineering. More...

19 November 2010: Sainsbury Wellcome Centre: Interim Director Appointed

UCL is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor John O'Keefe as Interim Director of the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre. More...

10 November 2010: UKCMRI milestone: agreement signed

The consortium behind the UK Centre for Medical Research and Innovation (UKCMRI) has formally agreed to build the new institute at St Pancras and Somers Town in the London Borough of Camden. More...

10 November 2010: UCL Hong Kong conference reflects global nature of climate change challenge

UCL co-hosted a two-day climate change conference in Hong Kong last week, which brought together academics and practitioners from all parts of the world, including India, China, Australia and Singapore.
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