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Government policies fail to reduce school segregation

Rich and poor children continue to go to different schools in many countries despite government efforts to encourage them to learn together and reduce the achievement gap, according to new research from UCL. More...

Published: Dec 12, 2017 2:47:10 PM

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Drug lowers deadly Huntington’s disease protein

The first drug targeting the cause of Huntington’s disease was safe and well-tolerated in its first human trial led by UCL scientists. It successfully lowered the level of the harmful huntingtin protein in the nervous system. More...

Published: Dec 11, 2017 12:11:46 PM


UCL receives £3.8m for internationally-recognised healthcare research centre

A UCL-led interdisciplinary research consortium, i-sense 'IRC Next Steps', has been allocated more than £3.8m in government funding for pioneering developments of agile early warning sensing systems for infectious disease and antimicrobial resistance. More...

Published: Dec 7, 2017 4:54:00 PM

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Venezuelan rock art mapped in unprecedented detail

Rock engravings located in Western Venezuela – including some of the largest recorded anywhere in the world – have been mapped in unprecedented detail by UCL researchers. More...

Published: Dec 7, 2017 12:07:17 PM

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Massive primordial galaxies found nestling in vast halo of dark matter

Two giant galaxies seen when the universe was only 780 million years old, or about 5% of its current age, have been identified by an international team involving UCL scientists using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA). More...

Published: Dec 6, 2017 6:25:49 PM

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Psychosis incidence highly variable internationally

Rates of psychosis can be close to eight times higher in some regions compared to others, finds a new study led by researchers at UCL, King’s College London and the University of Cambridge. More...

Published: Dec 6, 2017 4:30:14 PM