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20 May 2016: Junk food causes similar high blood sugar levels as type 2 diabetes

A junk food diet can cause as much damage to the kidney as diabetes, according to a new study published in the journal Experimental Physiology. More...

19 May 2016: Genes for nose shape found

Genes that drive the shape of human noses have been identified by a UCL-led study. More...

17 May 2016: Bacterial immunization prevents PTSD-like symptoms in mice

Injecting mice with a UCL-discovered bacterium can reduce stress and inflammation, preventing them from developing PTSD-like conditions, finds a new international study led by the University of Colorado Boulder. More...

17 May 2016: Two children in every class experience language disorders

Approximately two children in each Year 1 class will experience a clinically significant language disorder that impacts learning, according to a UCL-led study on language impairment at school entry age.
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11 May 2016: Three UCL scientists elected Fellows of the Royal Society

Three UCL scientists have been elected as Fellows of the Royal Society in recognition of their outstanding contribution to science. More...

10 May 2016: Why bad experiences are remembered out of context

Bad experiences can cause people to strongly remember the negative content itself but only weakly remember the surrounding context, and a new UCL study funded by the Medical Research Council and Wellcome Trust has revealed how this happens in the brain. More...

9 May 2016: UCL Drug Discovery Institute launch

The Alzheimer’s Research UK UCL Drug Discovery Institute was launched at an event last Wednesday 4 May as part of the Alzheimer’s Research UK Drug Discovery Alliance.
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5 May 2016: Time course of memory relocation revealed

The time-dependent role of the hippocampus in memory storage has been revealed through new research led by UCL and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). More...

3 May 2016: UCL and F-Prime launch Orchard Therapeutics to treat rare childhood diseases

UCL Business, the technology transfer company of UCL, and venture capital firm F-Prime Capital Partners have launched Orchard Therapeutics, a biotechnology company specialising in gene therapies for life threatening rare childhood diseases. More...

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