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10 July 2013: Is the contraceptive pill the answer anymore?

Professor John Guillebaud (UCL Maternal and Fetal Medicine), who is developing a male pill, argues that GPs need to spend more time explaining other forms of contraception to women. Read: The Telegraph More...

9 July 2013: Irregular bedtimes may affect children's brains

Research by Professor Amanda Sacker (UCL Epidemiology and Public Health) shows how irregular bedtimes disrupt healthy development in children: Read: Guardian More: Times(£) Independent Telegraph Daily Mail UCL News Daily Express Evening Standard Economist Listen: BBC Radio 4's Today (1h 22m 30s) More...

8 July 2013: Let's be clear about science education and engagement

Melanie Smallman and Dr Simon Lock (UCL Science & Technology Studies) favour increased public dialogue in science policy-making. Read: Guardian
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8 July 2013: Chocolate could be used as cancer detector

Research led by Dr Simon Walker-Samuel (UCL CABI) shows how sugar can be used to detect cancer. Read: Daily Mail More: Telegraph (Aus), Wired, Daily Telegraph, UCL News, Medical Daily, Health Central and other national and international outlets
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7 July 2013: London catches up as a city of science

While London has long been a financial power-house, its reputation as a crucible for scientific innovation is rapidly growing. UCL is one of several institutions contributing to London's rise. Read: FT (£) More...

4 July 2013: UCL celebrates 150th anniversary of Japan’s Choshu Five

UCL celebrates the story of five young Japanese students who were smuggled out of Japan in 1863 and studied chemistry at UCL. Read: THE More: Chemistry World UCL News BBC World (Chinese) Japan News More...

4 July 2013: Liver cells grown by scientists

"This is the very first time that scientists have been able to spontaneously produce three dimensional pieces of liver," said Professor Chris Mason (UCL Biochemical Engineering). Listen: BBC Radio 4's Today (from 54 mins) Read: Daily Mail More: Japan Times The Nation BBC News
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3 July 2013: BMI index may be wrongly applied by doctors for ethnic groups

"There is clear evidence that people from black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups are at a higher risk of diabetes than white populations with the same BMI," said Professor Catherine Law (UCL Institute of Child Health). Read: Independent More...

3 July 2013: James Buchanan: Worst US president?

"Here's the problem with presidential rating - are you rating leadership or what they did?" said Professor Iwan Morgan (UCL Institute of Americas). Read: BBC News
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2 July 2013: Invisible women of science – now appearing at the Royal Society

Scientists, an exhibition opening on Monday at the Royal Society, raises the profile of accomplished women scientists, says Professor Uta Frith (UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience). Read: Guardian More...

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