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German universities likely to benefit from Brexit

UK universities are likely to suffer because of Brexit while German universities may benefit, according to new UCL-led research.

Published: Feb 22, 2018 4:24:06 PM

Mission-oriented innovation could stimulate growth while tackling plastic in seas, dirty cities and dementia

A plastic-free ocean, 100 carbon neutral cities by 2030 and cutting dementia by 50% are highlighted as examples of missions that could drive innovation and economic growth in a report for the EU by a top UCL professor.

Published: Feb 22, 2018 12:07:50 PM

Beaker culture in Britain came about through large-scale migration

Beaker pottery and culture spread through large-scale migration of people and through the exchange of new ideas, according to new research by an international team involving UCL scientists.

Published: Feb 22, 2018 9:58:32 AM

Light exercise may lower death risk in older men

Clocking up just a few minutes at a time of any level of physical activity, including of light intensity, is linked to a lower risk of death in older men, suggests UCL-led research.

Published: Feb 20, 2018 2:22:21 PM

Building a nano-scale filter using DNA

Inspired by biological filters, scientists at UCL, Imperial College London and Yale University have designed and built a nanometre-sized pore that helps us to better understand the complex way by which cells transport genetic material and viruses.

Published: Feb 19, 2018 2:18:53 PM