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24 February 2014: Less talk, more walk required to green the economy

Professor Paul Ekins (UCL Energy Institute) discusses green economy and what actions need to be taken for it's implementation. Read: The Conversation More...

24 February 2014: Sun's coronal mass ejections similar to supernova in Crab Nebula

Researchers at UCL’s Mullard Space Science Laboratory have found similarities between the surface of the Sun and supernova in a giant nebula thousands of light years away. Read: Huffington Post, More: UCL News More...

24 February 2014: Cabinet meetings over North Sea oil and gas

Professor Paul Ekins (UCL Energy Institute) discusses proposed changes to the UK's oil and gas industry. Listen: BBC Radio 5 Live 'Wake up to Money' (from 7 minutes) More...

24 February 2014: Why a new Ukraine is the Kremlin's worst nightmare

Dr Andrew Wilson (UCL School of Slavonic & East European Studies) says:  “The domino effect of democracy on Russia's border threatens the entire system Putin has built since 2000”. Read: Independent More...

21 February 2014: Genetics of sexual preference

Professor Steve Jones (UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment) comments on recent unpublished research into genes related to homosexuality. Listen: BBC Radio 4 'Inside Science' (from 24 minutes 20) More...

21 February 2014: Britain set to have best view of Jupiter in years

Next month Britain will have its best view in years of the solar system's biggest planet. Dr Chris Arridge (UCL Space & Climate Physics) said there will be "fantastic" opportunities to see Jupiter. Read: Express More...

21 February 2014: Can stem cells heal broken hearts?

The biggest ever stem cell trial involving heart attack patients has begun in London. Professor John Martin (UCL Metabolism and Experimental Therapeutics) says: "Not only could this treatment save lives it could also save the NHS money." Read: BBC News, Listen: BBC London 94.9 'Drivetime' (from 1 hour 46 minutes) More...

20 February 2014: Shambolic record-keeping by the NHS wastes money and endangers patients

Dr Jennifer Rohn (UCL Clinical Physiology) discusses the need for a centralised patient record system in the UK. Read: Guardian More...

20 February 2014: Drug lets blind eyes 'see light'

Professor Astrid Limb (UCL Institute of Ophthalmology) comments on recent findings that a drug, called Denaq, may be able to restore the ability of the eye to sense light after blindness. Read: BBC News More...

20 February 2014: Extreme Citizen Science

Professor Muki Haklay (UCL Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering) discusses citizen cyberscience and extreme citizen science ahead of the upcoming Citizen Cyberscience conference at UCL. Listen: BBC World Service 'Click' (13 minutes 24) More...

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