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26 August 2014: How to rejuvenate ageing immune cells

Researchers from UCL have demonstrated how an interplay between nutrition, metabolism and immunity is involved in the process of ageing. More...

13 August 2014: Our ancestor’s ‘leaky’ membrane answers big questions in biology

All life on Earth came from one common ancestor – a single-celled organism – but what it looked like, how it lived and how it evolved into today’s modern cells is a four billion year old mystery being solved by researchers at UCL using mathematical modelling. More...

12 August 2014: National Student Survey: improvement in student satisfaction

Student satisfaction at UCL has risen by 2%, according to the latest National Student Survey (NSS) results. More...

11 August 2014: Toxic proteins implicated in frontotemporal dementia and motor neurone disease

Scientists at UCL and the Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing in Cologne have discovered how a specific genetic mutation may damage nerve cells in frontotemporal dementia and motor neurone disease. More...

8 August 2014: What's the best way to brush teeth? Even dentists and dental associations don't agree

Advice on how we should brush our teeth from dental associations and toothpaste companies is ‘unacceptably inconsistent’, finds new UCL research. More...

7 August 2014: Losing weight won’t make you happy

Weight loss significantly improves physical health but effects on mental health are less straightforward, finds new UCL research funded by Cancer Research UK. More...

6 August 2014: London’s centralised stroke services save 96 extra lives per year

Every year, London’s centralised stroke services save around 96 stroke patients who would have died under standard hospital treatment, finds UCL-led research. More...

5 August 2014: Equation to predict happiness

The happiness of over 18,000 people worldwide has been predicted by a mathematical equation developed by researchers at UCL, with results showing that moment-to-moment happiness reflects not just how well things are going, but whether things are going better than expected. More...

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