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Yahoo tests ear-based smartphone identification system

Professor Angela Sasse (UCL Computer Science) comments on a newly developed system which could be used to unlock a mobile phone using a scan of the owner's ear. Read: BBC News More...

Published: Apr 28, 2015 4:34:39 PM

Did life begin in underwater volcanoes?

A team led by Professor Nora De Leeuw and Dr Nathan Hollingsworth (both UCL Chemistry) has found that hot vents on the seabed could have spontaneously produced the organic molecules necessary for life. Read: Daily Mail More...

Published: Apr 28, 2015 4:18:18 PM

UniSA and UCL forge new partnership

UCL and the University of South Australia (UniSA) have signed a partnership agreement for a program of future collaboration between UniSA’s Future Industries Institute (FII) and the UCL Faculty of Engineering. Read: The Australian, More: The Australian (2), UCL News More...

Published: Apr 28, 2015 11:18:31 AM

Exploring memory-extraction

Speaking at the 2015 Wired Health event, Professor Eleanor Maguire (UCL Imaging Neuroscience) explains her research into how memory works. Read: Wired More...

Published: Apr 28, 2015 10:41:36 AM

Sound of crinkling tin foil can cause seizures in cats

A study by Professor Robert Harvey (UCL Pharmacology) and Davies Veterinary Specialists has identified a rare feline disorder in which a seizure is triggered by high pitched or metallic sounds. Read: Telegraph, More: Daily Mail, Evening Standard, Mirror, Science

Published: Apr 28, 2015 10:35:20 AM