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18 April 2018: Ultrasonic signals are the wild west of wireless tech

Vasilios Mavroudis (UCL Computer Science) comments extensively on ultrasonic signal technology and privacy concerns surrounding its use. Read: Wired More...

18 April 2018: Energy sector on alert for cyber attacks on UK power network

Dr Steven Murdoch (UCL Computer Science) comments on cyber attacks in the context of critical UK infrastructure. Read: FT (£) More...

17 April 2018: The microbiome

Professor Graham Rook (UCL Infection & Immunity) comments on the microbiome and its interaction with the body's immune system. Read: BBC News More...

17 April 2018: Plankton named after BBC Blue Planet series

A newly discovered species of ocean plankton, Syracosphaera azureaplaneta, has been named by UCL researchers in honour of the critically acclaimed BBC Blue Planet series and its presenter Sir David Attenborough. Read: BBC News, More: UCL News, BBC News at Six (from 22 mins 56 secs), Radio Times, BBC World Service 'BBC OS' (from 26 mins 8 secs), BBC Radio 4 'Six O'Clock News' (from 26 mins 28 secs), BBC Radio 2 'Simon Mayo Drivetime' (from 57 mins 18 secs) More...

17 April 2018: Oxford and Cambridge: will elite universities go private and raise fees?

Professor Simon Marginson (UCL Institute of Education) comments on deregulation in the tertiary education sector and tension between public and private interests. Read: Guardian More...

17 April 2018: Intelligence can protect against depression

Professor Eirini Flouri has authored a study indicating that intelligent men are less likely to develop depression. Read: Daily Mail More...

17 April 2018: Can you run your first marathon at 63?

Dr Courtney Kipps (UCL Surgery & Interventional Science) comments on whether age affects a person's capacity to run a marathon. Read: Daily Mail More...

17 April 2018: UK had ‘no established legal basis’ for Syria air strikes

Professor Philippe Sands and Dr Kimberley Trapp (UCL Laws) have found that, on the basis of available information, there is no established legal basis to justify the use of force against Syria under international law. Read: Times (£); Times (£) (2) More...

17 April 2018: Parents' lifestyle before conception can have huge effect on children's health in later life, study finds

Professor Judith Stephenson (UCL Institute for Women's Health) has led a study demonstrating that the health of parents prior to conception can have lasting effects on a child's wellbeing later in life. Read: Independent, More: Telegraph, iNews, Huffington Post, ITV News, Times (£), Guardian, Daily Mail, Sun, Mail Online, Metro, Express, China Daily (£) More...

16 April 2018: 'Academically' educated 'show higher support for British values'

Dr Jan Germen Janmaat (UCL Institute of Education) has led a paper focused on whether education is effective in promoting 'fundamental British values'. Read: THE More...

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