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Ocellated wrasse

Sneaky males and choosy females feature in new exhibition at the Grant Museum

‘Natural Creativity: Sex and Trickery’ is a new exhibition at the Grant Museum of Zoology at UCL. It explores the myriad elaborate shapes, sizes and crafty behavioural tactics some animals have evolved in order to survive, reproduce and pass on their genes. More...

Published: Oct 19, 2016 11:21:42 AM


“Some is good, more is better”: Regular exercise can cut your diabetes risk

Walking briskly or cycling for the recommended 150 minutes a week can reduce a person’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes by up to 26%, according to new research by UCL. More...

Published: Oct 18, 2016 11:57:34 AM


Toddlers’ food fussiness is heavily influenced by genes

Toddlers’ fussy eating habits are mainly the result of genetic influences rather than the result of poor parenting, according to new research led by scientists at UCL. More...

Published: Oct 14, 2016 9:57:14 AM

Test tubes

UCL spin-out Achilles Therapeutics to develop immunotherapies for cancer

A new spin-out company Achilles Therapeutics has been launched to develop immunotherapies for cancer, based on the work of scientists from UCL and its associated hospitals. More...

Published: Oct 5, 2016 4:43:56 PM


Garden ponds may help spread lethal frog disease

Keen gardeners stocking their domestic ponds with exotic or wild aquatic species could be inadvertently fuelling the rapid spread of the lethally infectious frog disease ranavirus, according to new research by scientists from UCL, the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and Queen Mary University of London.  More...

Published: Sep 28, 2016 12:03:03 PM

Jon Bull Slavery

New Centre for the Study of the Legacies of British Slave-ownership launched at UCL

UCL is proud to announce the establishment of the new Centre for the Study of the Legacies of British Slave-ownership in UCL History, with the support of the Hutchins Center at Harvard University. More...

Published: Sep 26, 2016 10:22:09 AM