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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 

UCL in the media

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'Devil's breath' aka scopolamine: can it really zombify you?

Professor Val Curran (UCL Clinical, Educational & Health Psychology) explains the effects of scopolamine, a substance that has been blamed for thousands of crimes in South America. Read: Guardian More...

UCL Opinion

Opinion and comment from UCL academics in the media

Anti-psychotic drugs designed to treat mental illness are being used to manage challenging behaviour

Intellectual disability is characterised by impairment in cognition (intellect) and difficulties in day-to-day life skills. It is fixed and lifelong, although with the right support most people with intellectual disability can lead active and fulfilling lives, writes Dr Rory Sheehan (UCL Psychiatry) in The Conversation. More...