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Stonehenge burials show 'surprising degree' of gender equality

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Bone analysis by research student Christie Willis (UCL Archaeology) has found a high degree of gender equality in Stonehenge burials. Read: BBC News, More: Daily Mail, Times (£), Listen: BBC Wiltshire ‘Ben Prater’ (from 52 mins 29 secs)

Drug removes Alzheimer’s trigger

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Professor Sir Mark Pepys (UCL Medicine) has led the development of a new drug for Alzheimer’s disease which is ready to be tested on patients after it showed promising results in mice. Read: Times (£), More: Daily Express

Linking bowel cancer screening tests to GPs 'could save 2,000 lives every year'

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A study led by Professor Rosalind Raine (UCL Applied Health Research) has found that almost 40,000 extra people would undergo bowel cancer screening every year if their GP explicitly endorsed it. Read: Mirror

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