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Yellow fever mosquito

Built-in sound amplifier helps male mosquitoes find females

The ears of male mosquitoes amplify the sound of an approaching female using a self-generated phantom tone that mimics the female’s wingbeats, which increases the ear’s acoustic input by a factor of up to 45,000, finds a new UCL-led study. More...

Published: Sep 25, 2018 12:28:32 PM

UCL students won top prize at Hult awards

UCL students win $1 million global prize

Four UCL undergraduates have won the international Hult Prize after conceiving a rice drying business which will reduce the millions of tons of rice wasted annually - helping to solve one of the world's most pressing problems. More...

Published: Sep 21, 2018 2:48:46 PM

Contact lens

Outbreak of preventable eye infection in contact lens wearers

A new outbreak of a rare but preventable eye infection that can cause blindness, has been identified in contact lens wearers in a new study led by UCL and Moorfields Eye Hospital researchers. More...

Published: Sep 21, 2018 10:25:09 AM

mosh web

Heavy metal music is inclusive and governed by rules of etiquette

Forget wild and chaotic behaviour, heavy metal music culture is inclusive and governed by etiquette and codes of conduct, according to new UCL research. More...

Published: Sep 21, 2018 9:09:52 AM

Professor Chatterjee (left) and Dr Fancourt (right)

UCL academics win awards at Health Humanities Medal

Professor Helen Chatterjee MBE and Dr Daisy Fancourt have both won awards at the Health Humanities Medal, which celebrates good health and wellbeing through arts and humanities research. More...

Published: Sep 14, 2018 2:44:19 PM

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