A single process for how a group of molecules called nucleotides were made on the early Earth, before life began, has been suggested by a UCL-led team of researchers.
Published: May 19, 2017 11:01:41 AM
The Campi Flegrei volcano in southern Italy may be closer to an eruption than previously thought, according to new research by UCL and the Vesuvius Observatory in Naples.
Published: May 15, 2017 10:22:02 AM
Flower-rich habitats are key to enhancing the survival of bumblebee families, according to new research involving UCL scientists.
Published: Mar 16, 2017 9:59:21 AM
A pioneering new computer model has been developed to simulate the whole chain of hazard events triggered by offshore mega subduction earthquakes, by a team involving UCL and Bristol engineers.
Published: Mar 10, 2017 9:52:23 AM
Remains of microorganisms at least 3,770 million years old have been discovered by an international team led by UCL scientists, providing direct evidence of one of the oldest life forms on Earth.
Published: Mar 1, 2017 6:01:59 PM
A simple rule can accurately predict when Earth’s climate warms out of an ice age, according to new research led by UCL.
Published: Feb 22, 2017 6:39:38 PM
The number of alien species is increasing globally, and does not show any sign of saturation, finds an international team involving UCL researchers.
Published: Feb 15, 2017 10:31:30 AM
UCL researchers are leading an initiative with The Lancet to address the global health implications of climate change, launching this week in conjunction with today’s 2016 UCL Lancet Lecture.
Published: Nov 16, 2016 4:45:18 PM
Treating bees with light therapy can counteract the harmful effects of neonicotinoid pesticides and improve survival rates of poisoned bees, finds a new UCL study.
Published: Nov 16, 2016 10:14:59 AM
Three square metres of Arctic summer sea ice disappears for every tonne of carbon dioxide a person emits, wherever they are on the planet, according to new UCL research.
Published: Nov 3, 2016 6:24:22 PM
UCL regrets to announce the death of Prof Jim Penman, who held a BSc in Physics and a PhD in Astrophysics, both from UCL, and in 2012 was appointed Honorary Professor at the Office of the UCL Vice-Provost (Research) within the UCL Environment Domain.
Published: Sep 19, 2016 11:14:36 AM
The greatest threat to sustainable groundwater in the Indo-Gangetic Basin is contamination and not depletion, according to a study co-authored by UCL researchers and published this week in Nature Geoscience.
Published: Aug 30, 2016 4:40:03 PM
Levels of global biodiversity loss may negatively impact on ecosystem function and the sustainability of human societies, according to UCL-led research.
Published: Jul 14, 2016 9:22:34 PM
Universities and Science Minister Jo Johnson has sought to reassure researchers that the proposed restrictions preventing the use of government grants to ‘lobby’ government will not apply to funding from the Research Councils, HEFCE or the National Academies.
Published: Apr 21, 2016 10:20:47 AM
Developed cities are spending significantly more than developing cities on measures to adapt to the impacts of climate change – with spending seemingly linked to wealth rather than number of vulnerable people – finds UCL research.
Published: Mar 1, 2016 11:01:35 AM