Archive of Research News

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7 June 2012: New property of flames sparks advances in technology

Chemists at UCL have discovered a new property of flames, which allows them to control reactions at a solid surface in a flame and opens up a whole new field of chemical innovation. More...

7 June 2012: UCL News podcast: Royal Society summer science exhibition

The UCL News podcast gives you the opportunity to listen to the latest news and research from around UCL every fortnight. Split up into three parts, you can either listen to the podcast all in one go, or save features for later listening.  More...

1 June 2012: Venus transit pays homage to physics’ past and future

On June 5 and 6 2012, as Venus passes in front of the Sun, the world will witness a spectacle of the Solar System that will not be seen again until 2117. While studies of Venus stretch back to ancient times, the transit of Venus continues to be of relevance to our on-going scientific exploration of the planets in our Solar System and beyond, with several teams at UCL playing a significant role in its observation. More...

1 June 2012: Potential new approach to regenerating skeletal muscle tissue

An innovative strategy for regenerating skeletal muscle tissue using cells derived from the amniotic fluid is outlined in new research published by scientists at the UCL Institute of Child Health. More...

1 June 2012: Giant woven art installation at UCL

A striking art installation of fabric woven in between the neoclassical columns of the portico has been installed by UCL Slade School of Fine Art student Nicolas Feldmeyer. More...

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