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Computer reconstruction of human fossil sheds light on our origins
Publication date: 5 March 2015
The fossil of Homo habilis, or ‘handy man’, has undergone state-of-the-art computer reconstruction, revealing new information about its jaw shape which indicates the species has older evolutionary roots than previously thought and shows that three different Homo species existed between 2.1 and 1.6 million years ago, according to UCL researchers who led the study.
Drugs Live results: how different types of cannabis affect the brain
Publication date: 4 March 2015
PROUD study shows Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis is highly protective against HIV infection
Publication date: 25 February 2015
Researchers from the Medical Research Council Clinical Trials Unit (MRC CTU) at UCL and Public Health England have presented results at a conference in Seattle, Washington, indicating that pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is highly protective against HIV for gay and other men who have sex with men in England.
Diabetes and depression predict dementia risk in people with slowing minds
Publication date: 20 February 2015
Yale UCL Poetry competition announces winners for 2014
Publication date: 17 February 2015