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Tracking exploding Lithium-ion batteries in real-time

What happens when lithium-ion batteries overheat and explode has been tracked inside and out for the first time by a UCL-led team using sophisticated 3D imaging.

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Video: Understanding how Lithium-ion batteries fail 

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Standing desks aren't better for you

Research by UCL and Exeter University has found that sitting down is no worse for you than standing up as long as you take regular exercise. Read: Evening Standard More...

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Ten sure ways countries can turn away international students

The pursuit of global mobility in a world divided up into nations invokes a fundamental dilemma. Free passage without harassment is a right we routinely expect to exercise whenever we travel abroad. Yet the right of people within a country to determine who enters their nation is enshrined in law. This unresolvable tension between sovereignty and mobility catches international students in its grip, writes Professor Simon Marginson (UCL Institute of Education) in The Conversation. More...