Healthy people given the serotonin-enhancing antidepressant citalopram
were willing to pay almost twice as much to prevent harm to themselves or
others than those given placebo drugs in a moral decision-making experiment at
When remembering something from our past, we often vividly re-experience the whole episode in which it occurred. New UCL research funded by the Medical Research Council and Wellcome Trust has now revealed how this might happen in the brain. More...
26 June 2015: Rats 'dream' paths to a brighter future
When rats rest, their brains simulate journeys to a desired future such as a tasty treat, finds new UCL research funded by the Wellcome Trust and Royal Society. More...
25 June 2015: UCL Academy students become environmental engineers
144 Year 7 students at UCL Academy have been learning about the waste-energy-food cycle as part of a six-week environmental engineering educational programme led by Dr Aiduan Borrion (UCL Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering), in the first major collaboration between UCL Engineering and UCL Academy. More...
The threat to human health from climate change is so great that it could undermine the last fifty years of gains in development and global health, according to a major new UCL-led Commission, published in The Lancet. More...
16 June 2015: ‘Core’ immune cells reduce symptoms and spread of flu
11 June 2015: UCL Awards for Enterprise 2015
3 June 2015: New treatment for polycystic kidney disease
21 May 2015: Working with Saracens to monitor concussion in rugby
19 May 2015: Missing molecule prevents puberty
14 May 2015: Smoking induces early signs of cancer in cheek swabs
13 April 2015: Human immune system can control re-awakened HIV, suggesting ‘kick and kill’ cure is possible
27 March 2015: New role uncovered for ‘oldest’ tumour suppressor gene
26 March 2015: Crossing fingers can reduce feelings of pain
24 March 2015: Complex genetic ancestry of Americans uncovered
24 March 2015: Weight discrimination has major impact on quality of life