Faculty of Life Sciences

Life Sciences

Living systems in all their marvellous complexity from man to microbe form the subject matter of the degree programmes offered by the Faculty of Life Sciences.

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Galton archive now online

Galton archive now online

UCL Special Collections, in collaboration with the Wellcome Trust, have announced the launch of a digitised archive of papers by the Victorian scientist, Sir Francis Galton. More...

Published: Jul 10, 2014 6:08:43 PM

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Same genes drive maths and reading ability

Around half of the genes that influence how well a child can read also play a role in their mathematics ability, say scientists from UCL, the University of Oxford and King’s College London who led a study into the genetic basis of cognitive traits. More...

Published: Jul 8, 2014 4:48:39 PM