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Artist creates paint pigments from coal mine sludge

 An innovative UCL artist has hit a rich seam of life in old coal mine water and created five new commercial fine art paint colours, which will be launched at a ground-breaking exhibition this month (April). More...

Published: Apr 25, 2018 3:11:49 PM

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Gaia's 3D census of over one billion stars in our Milky Way

The positions and distances of over one billion stars in our Milky Way Galaxy have been released by the European Space Agency Gaia mission involving UCL researchers, creating the first 3D census of our home galaxy and opening a new window on the Universe. More...

Published: Apr 25, 2018 11:11:19 AM

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Hospitals often missing dementia despite prior diagnosis

Hospitals in the UK are increasingly likely to recognise that a patient has dementia after they’ve been admitted for a different reason, finds a new UCL-led study, but it is still only recognised in under two-thirds of people. More...

Published: Apr 25, 2018 9:56:47 AM

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Climate change not the key driver of human conflict and displacement in East Africa

Over the last 50 years climate change has not been the key driver of the human displacement or conflict in East Africa, rather it is politics and poverty, according to new research by UCL. More...

Published: Apr 24, 2018 3:48:29 PM

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Changing how blood pressure is measured will save lives

Traditional methods of testing for high-blood pressure are no longer adequate and risk missing vital health signs, which can lead to premature death, a study co-led by UCL has found. More...

Published: Apr 19, 2018 11:47:57 AM

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UCL professor awarded 2018 Leontief Prize

UCL economist, Professor Mariana Mazzucato, has been formally awarded the Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought, at a ceremony in Medford, Massachusetts, USA. More...

Published: Apr 18, 2018 2:57:45 PM