Women’s groups can dramatically reduce the number of maternal and newborn deaths in some of the world’s poorest communities, according to a new meta-analysis published in The Lancet. More...
With just a few days of non-harmful brain stimulation and brain training, scientists have improved people’s ability to manipulate numbers for up to six months. More...
Men experience a higher burden of disease and lower life expectancy than women, but policies focusing on the health needs of men are notably absent from the strategies of global health organisations, according to a Viewpoint article in this week’s Lancet. More...
The presence of Scandinavian-style female jewellery in Britain has overturned the idea that the Viking conquest of England was an all-male affair, suggesting that in fact large numbers of women travelled over from the Scandinavian homelands. More...
16 May 2013: Post-mortem MRI: a viable alternative to an autopsy
Using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and blood tests to establish the cause of death in fetuses and newborn babies is virtually as accurate as a standard autopsy, according to a paper published in The Lancet. More...
9 May 2013: TRACK-HD study identifies early predictors of disease progression in Huntington's disease
9 May 2013: Science and Engineering South Consortium (SES-5)
9 May 2013: UCL awarded record number of ESRC studentships
1 May 2013: Behaviour of seabirds during migration revealed
30 April 2013: Herschel Space Observatory loses its cool
26 April 2013: UCL Grand Challenges Small Grants awarded to 22 new projects
24 April 2013: ‘Clean’ your memory to pick a winner
22 April 2013: TEDxCERN simulcast at UCL
19 April 2013: Learning disabilities affect up to 10 per cent of children
15 April 2013: From Austen to French cinema: UCL celebrates the arts
3 April 2013: Building quantum states with individual silicon atoms
27 March 2013: Organisation trumps size in primate brain evolution