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On your bike: the best and the worst of city cycle schemes

Oliver O'Brien (UCL Geography) comments on how London's cycle share programme is mostly used in rush hour, while Dublin's share bikes are also used in the middle of the day. Read: The Guardian More...

Published: Feb 27, 2017 3:59:34 PM

Babysitting apps boom as parents bid to reclaim free time

Dr Katherine Twamley (UCL Institute of Education) comments on how as men and women increasingly share childcare responsibilities, women also feel more of a shared right to leisure. Read: The Observer More...

Published: Feb 27, 2017 3:21:11 PM

Having a cigarette may make your body crave coffee too

Professor Robert West (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) comments on a study finding that nicotine intake could increase coffee drinking by speeding up the metabolism for breaking down caffeine. Read: New Scientist (£) More...

Published: Feb 27, 2017 1:03:42 PM

VX attack is North Korea’s deadly signal to enemies

Professor Andrea Sella (UCL Chemistry) comments on the origins of the nerve agent, VX, used to kill Kim Jong Nam, and which he calls "the most deadly synthetic nerve agent ever made." Read: Financial Times More...

Published: Feb 27, 2017 12:56:33 PM