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Tracking exploding Lithium-ion batteries in real-time

What happens when lithium-ion batteries overheat and explode has been tracked inside and out for the first time by a UCL-led team using sophisticated 3D imaging.

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Video: Understanding how Lithium-ion batteries fail 

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Bartlett students create King’s Cross urban garden

Students from the UCL Bartlett School of Architecture have created a new urban garden in the centre of Argent’s King’s Cross redevelopment in London. Read: Architects Journal (£)

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The great beyond: will the UK science budget be cut by 40%?

Back in 2010, UK science dodged a bullet – sort of. Following a global recession, the scientific community was warned to expect cuts of up to 40% to the core research budget. We rallied, presenting strong arguments for the role of science in fueling the economy, writes Dr Jennifer Rohn (UCL Clinical Physiology) in the Guardian. More...