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2 May 2014: Prime Minister of Japan gives keynote speech at UCL

The Japanese Prime Minister, Mr Shinzo Abe, visited UCL on 1 May to celebrate collaboration between the UK and Japan in education and research – and to explore how this can be further developed. More...

2 May 2014: Statistical analysis unveils the hidden patterns in Eurovision voting

Voting for the Eurovision Song Contest has been scrutinised by statistics experts at UCL and Imperial College London, who have found that musical talent is unlikely to be the only element that wins scores – but that the contest is not ‘stitched up’ at the UK’s expense.  More...

2 May 2014: Watch out: children more prone to looking but not seeing

Children under 14 are more likely than adults to be ‘blinded’ to their surroundings when focusing on simple things, finds a new UCL study.
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1 May 2014: Vitamin B3 treatment for ataxia shows promise in first human trial

A form of vitamin B3 has shown early promise against Friedreich’s ataxia, a debilitating degenerative disease with no treatment or cure, in the first human trial of the treatment involving UCL researchers. More...

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