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The danger virus mum can give her unborn baby

A report by researchers from UCL, including Professor Paul Griffiths (UCL Infection & Immunity), has found that as many as 1,000 babies a year are born with cytomegalovirus, or CMV. Read: Daily Mail More...

Published: Jun 30, 2015 10:22:31 AM

Country air could be good for us because it's slightly poisonous

Professor Graham Rook (UCL Infection & Immunity) argues that being near the sea or countryside improves the regulation of our immune system. Read: New Scientist (£)

Published: Jun 29, 2015 2:48:09 PM

The tiny substance that continues to be the oil industry’s cholesterol

Professor Neal Skipper (UCL Physics & Astronomy) has been researching ways to analyse asphaltene particles. Read: The National More...

Published: Jun 29, 2015 2:42:06 PM

How antiquities are funding terrorism

Commenting on the growing trade of “blood antiques”, Dr Mark Altaweel (UCL Archaeology) said: “Demand from western collectors is very high”. Read: Financial Times More...

Published: Jun 29, 2015 12:32:48 PM

Cancer risk means drink limits ‘unsafe’

A study carried out by Professor Rajiv Jalan (UCL Liver & Digestive Health) found that damage could be caused to the body in men drinking just three units of alcohol a day, well within the government limits. Read: Times (£), More: Mirror, Daily Mail More...

Published: Jun 29, 2015 12:07:32 PM