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Risking it all in a last-ditch search for Australia’s lost tiger

Jack Ashby (UCL Grant Museum of Zoology) comments on whether there's any hope for a search for the thylacine, or Tasmanian tiger, which is considered to have been extinct since 1936. Read: New Scientist More...

Published: May 23, 2017 6:28:34 PM

Large study uncovers genes linked to intelligence

Dr Raffaele Ferrari (UCL Institute of Neurology) writes about a study identifying genes that seem to be linked to human intelligence. Read: The Conversation More...

Published: May 23, 2017 6:08:16 PM

Why do so few women invest?

Dr Dimitrios Tsivrikos (UCL Psychology & Language Sciences) comments on gender differences in investing habits. Read: The Telegraph More...

Published: May 23, 2017 5:57:19 PM

Living in cities 'puts teens at greater risk of psychotic experiences'

Dr James Kirkbride (UCL Psychiatry) comments on research into how risk of psychosis among adolescents varies depending on where they live. Read: The Guardian More...

Published: May 23, 2017 4:58:28 PM

Origins of the human spine revealed

A study co-authored by Professor Fred Spoor (UCL Cell & Developmental Biology) has discovered that the world's oldest known child who lived 3.3 million years ago had a human-like spine, showing it evolved much earlier than previously believed. Read: Mail Online, More: Mirror More...

Published: May 23, 2017 2:53:41 PM