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...
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...
5 August 2014: Equation to predict happiness
21 July 2014: Partners of miscarriage sufferers ‘ignored’
16 July 2014: Mobile games used for psychology experiments
16 July 2014: Pre-diabetes label ‘unhelpful and unnecessary’
11 July 2014: Drink less for a healthier heart
10 July 2014: Galton archive now online
8 July 2014: Same genes drive maths and reading ability
3 July 2014: Working with Camden Council to get children active
20 June 2014: Limb regeneration: do salamanders hold the key?
19 June 2014: Queen’s Birthday Honours for the UCL community
16 June 2014: Queen's birthday honours
16 June 2014: Immune system implicated in dementia development