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27 March 2015: New role uncovered for ‘oldest’ tumour suppressor gene
Scientists have revealed a brand new function for one of the first cancer genes ever discovered – the retinoblastoma gene – in a finding that could open up exciting new approaches to treatment. More...
Young adolescents’ judgements on how risky a situation might be are most influenced by what other teenagers think, while most other age groups are more influenced by adults’ views, finds new UCL research. More...
27 March 2015: UCL translational research incubator at Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst reaches capacity with addition of two new projects
UCL’s bioscience incubator at the Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst (SBC) has now reached capacity following the migration of two further research projects to the facility from the university’s central London campus. More...
26 March 2015: Crossing fingers can reduce feelings of pain
How you feel pain is affected by where sources of pain are in relation to each other, and so crossing your fingers can change what you feel on a single finger, finds new UCL research. More...
24 March 2015: Complex genetic ancestry of Americans uncovered
By comparing the genes of current-day North and South Americans with African and European populations, a new study has found the genetic fingerprints of the slave trade and colonisation that shaped migrations to the Americas hundreds of years ago. More...
24 March 2015: Weight discrimination has major impact on quality of life
24 March 2015: ‘Most attractive’ male birds don’t have the best genes
19 March 2015: The first fine-scale genetic map of the British Isles
10 March 2015: Assumptions of equality lead to poorer group decisions
6 March 2015: How drinking behaviour changes through the years
25 February 2015: PROUD study shows Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis is highly protective against HIV infection
17 February 2015: Yale UCL Poetry competition announces winners for 2014
16 February 2015: UCL awarded £10m to develop new dementia treatments
12 February 2015: Brain’s GPS system influenced by shape of environment
5 February 2015: New biomarkers to spot pancreatic cancer early
29 January 2015: Cancer fear can impact screening uptake
21 January 2015: Having a romantic partner present can make pain feel worse