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30 October 2013: RNA build-up linked to dementia and motor neuron disease

A new toxic entity associated with genetically inherited forms of dementia and motor neuron disease has been identified by scientists at the UCL Institute of Neurology. More...

30 October 2013: Reindeers' eyes change colour with Arctic seasons

The eyes of Arctic reindeer change colour through the seasons from gold to blue, adapting to extreme changes of light levels in their environment and helping detect predators. More...

29 October 2013: Striking research images sought for UCL competition

Does your research produce images that have aesthetic and artistic appeal? If so, consider entering the annual ‘Research Images as Art / Art Images as Research’ competition and exhibition. More...

28 October 2013: UCLPartners Academic Health Science Centre video

UCLPartners have produced a short film in which the leaders of our Academic Health Science Centre (AHSC) discuss strengths and successes. More...

28 October 2013: Smart neurons: single dendrites can perform computations

When you look at the hands of a clock or the streets on a map, your brain is effortlessly performing computations that tell you about the orientation of these objects. New research by UCL scientists has shown that these computations can be carried out by the microscopic branches of neurons known as dendrites, which are the receiving elements of neurons. More...

18 October 2013: Over £7 million for government data project

UCL is part of a consortium that has been awarded £7.6 million to provide academic researchers with access to government data. More...

16 October 2013: UCL students raise money for doctors in developing countries

UCL students are raising money for Medic to Medic, a pioneering scheme which aims to support health workers in developing countries through education. More...

16 October 2013: One in 2,000 of UK population carries variant CJD proteins 

One in 2,000 people in the UK are estimated to be carrying variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) proteins, according to a study led by Professor Sebastian Brandner (UCL Institute of Neurology). More...

11 October 2013: Alan Thompson discusses Atlas of MS on Lancet News

Professor Alan Thompson was interviewed today regarding the Atlas of Multiple Sclerosis; a database coordinated by the MS International Federation.
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11 October 2013: European hunter-gatherers and immigrant farmers lived side-by-side

Hunter-gatherers and immigrant farmers lived side-by-side for more than 2,000 years in Central Europe, before the hunter-gatherer communities died out or were absorbed into the farming population. More...

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