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Researchers read and write brain activity with light

A team led by Dr Adam Packer (UCL Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research) has developed a new way of simultaneously recording and manipulating the activity of multiple cells in the brains of live animals using pulses of light. Read: Guardian More...

Published: Dec 22, 2014 3:26:29 PM

Stem cell scandal scientist Haruko Obokata resigns

Professor Chris Mason (UCL Biochemical Engineering) comments on the resignation of Dr Haruko Obokata, a Japanese stem cell scientist at the heart of a scandal over false claims and fabricated research. Read: BBC News More...

Published: Dec 22, 2014 2:19:02 PM

Oh, pardon; those gassy burps may signal life on Mars

Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock (UCL Physics & Astronomy) explains what may cause the spikes of methane detected in Mars’ atmosphere. Read: Times More...

Published: Dec 22, 2014 10:54:00 AM

How much gin makes a party fizz?

As part of the Times’ Christmas science experiment series, Ravi Das (UCL Clinical, Educational & Health Psychology) investigates the impact of alcohol on verbal fluency. Read: Times More...

Published: Dec 22, 2014 10:33:26 AM