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29 March 2017: Metabolism may be older than life itself and start spontaneously

Dr Nick Lane (UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment) comments on a study finding that the Krebs cycle can proceed in the absence of enzymes. Read: New Scientist (£) More...

29 March 2017: Brexit negotiations: what does Europe want?

Dr Uta Staiger (UCL European Institute) writes about how Brexit negotiations will not only depend on what the UK pursues, but will also be subject to the priorities and red lines of all 27 EU member states. Read: The Conversation More...

29 March 2017: A guide to the Exomars rover's camera

Professor Andrew Coates (UCL Mullard Space Science Laboratory) explains how the European Space Agency’s ExoMars rover will use the PanCam, led by the UCL MSSL, to search for life on Mars. Watch: BBC News More...

29 March 2017: The Brexit negotiation to come

Tim Oliver (UCL Political Science) writes about how it will be challenging for the UK and the EU to reach a deal that works well for both parties. Read: Wall Street Journal (£) More...

28 March 2017: Everest experiment shows low-oxygen environments lead to cognitive decline

A study involving UCL researchers found that low-oxygen environments such as Everest Base Camp can contribute to cognitive decline, which may also have implications to low-oxygen conditions during surgery. Read: The Telegraph More...

28 March 2017: Leapfrogging into the light

Imaduddin Ahmed (UCL Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management) writes about how off-grid solar home systems are helping the Rwandan government switch its role from energy provider to facilitator and regulator of private-sector provision. Read: Financial Times More...

27 March 2017: Westminster attack: the questions security professionals will be asking

Dr Hervé Borrion and Dr Kartikeya Tripathi (UCL Security & Crime Science) write about how security measures could be improved after the attack on Westminster. Read: The Conversation More...

27 March 2017: Inspectors find safety irregularities at Creusot nuclear forge in France

Dr Paul Dorfman (UCL Energy Institute) comments on safety irregularities found at a nuclear forge in France that has made parts for the UK's Hinkley Point power station. Read: The Guardian More...

27 March 2017: U-shaped skyscraper in New York

Professor emeritus Peter Cook (UCL Bartlett School of Architecture) talks about ‘The Big Bend’, a U-shaped skyscraper in New York. Listen: BBC World Service ‘Outside Source’ (from 43 mins 14 secs) More...

27 March 2017: Shrinking Arctic sea ice threatens the majestic Beluga whale

Professor Julienne Stroeve (UCL Earth Sciences) comments on how climate change is leading to the melting of summer sea ice in the Arctic, and how that threatens wildlife there. Read: The Guardian More...

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