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Half of all EU-funded health research fails to yield papers

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More than 50 per cent of European Union-funded health research projects do not result in any publications, according to a new study by Dr Mike Galsworthy (UCL SLMS Research Support Centre). Read: THE

Virtual ‘mirror’ of world to help predict future

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Professor Steven Bishop (UCL Mathematics) talks about FuturICT, a project which aims to develop a computer model of the world’s population, economy and society. Read: Times (£)

'Spiritual' people at higher risk of mental health problems

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People who claim to be ‘spiritual’ but not religious are often struggling to cope mentally, according to a study by Professor Michael King and colleagues. Read: Telegraph More: BBC R4 Today (from 1hr 23m) Scotsman Huffington Post CNN Guardian French Tribune

Who shot Betty? A murder mystery

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When a rare hen harrier was found dead on a Yorkshire moor, experts at the UCL Institute of Orthopaedics and Musculoskeletal Science used scanning electron microscopy to find out more. Read: FT (£) More: Times (£)

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