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Follow the money: investigators trace forgotten story of Britain's slave trade

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"What we're demonstrating is the way in which the fruits of slavery were part of the ways in which modern Britain emerged as it has done," says Professor Catherine Hall (UCL History) in relation to the aims of the UCL Legacies of British Slave-ownership project. Read: Guardian

The secret to attracting females lies in a good wingman – in turkeys at least

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Professor Judith Mank (UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment) explains her research into why, in turkeys at least, having a wingman is the secret to male beauty. Read: Telegraph More: UCL News Discover magazine LA Times French Tribune

Scientists hunt for genetic changes that cause PCD

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Dr Hannah Mitchison (UCL Institute of Child Health) discusses the latest research into primary ciliary dyskinesia - a serious illness which can cause permanent lung damage. Read: BBC News

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