A close study of auroras has revealed new ways of understanding the physics of explosive energy releases in space, according to new UCL-led research.
Published: Nov 15, 2018 10:06:49 AM
Smokers who regularly spend time with vapers (people who use e-cigarettes) are more likely to try quitting smoking, according to a new study carried out by UCL.
Published: Nov 14, 2018 2:30:16 PM
UCL spinout Orchard Therapeutics, a biotechnology company dedicated to transforming the lives of patients with rare disorders through innovative gene therapies, has raised $225 million (£173 million) through its initial public offering.
Published: Nov 8, 2018 12:53:51 PM
The Government’s emphasis on ‘fairness’ and fixing a ‘broken society’ has failed for hundreds of thousands of people with learning disabilities, according to a new report by UCL.
Published: Nov 6, 2018 2:50:29 PM
How a comet’s dust tail forms bands stretching millions of kilometres across the sky has been observed for the first time by UCL scientists.
Published: Nov 2, 2018 4:28:47 PM
Breast cancer cells hit blood vessel walls with up to 200 times the mechanical force exerted by normal healthy cells, finds a new UCL study.
Published: Oct 29, 2018 12:59:05 PM
Treating periodontitis (gum disease) could help people with Type 2 diabetes manage their blood glucose levels, according to a new study led by UCL.
Published: Oct 25, 2018 2:20:52 PM
A trial for a new gene therapy, known as AXO-Lenti-PD, aimed at improving the supply of dopamine in the brains of people with Parkinson’s disease has been launched by researchers at UCL and University College London Hospitals (UCLH).
Published: Oct 25, 2018 2:03:41 PM
A team from UCL, University College London Hospitals (UCLH) and Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) has operated on the abnormally developed spinal cords of two babies in the womb, in a medical first for the UK.
Published: Oct 24, 2018 12:25:10 PM
Treating the prostate with radiotherapy alongside standard treatment led to an 11 per cent increase in survival for some men with advanced prostate cancer, a study at the MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL has found.
Published: Oct 22, 2018 3:52:48 PM
The embryonic stem cells that form facial features, called neural crest cells, use an unexpected mechanism of moving from the back of the head to the front to populate the face, finds a new UCL-led study.
Published: Oct 19, 2018 7:08:32 AM
The most common form of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) originated in Europe and spread to Asia, Africa and the Americas with European explorers and colonialists, reveals a new study led by UCL and the Norwegian Institute of Public Health.
Published: Oct 17, 2018 7:58:17 PM
The world’s first functional oesophagus engineered from stem cells has been grown and successfully transplanted into mice, as part of a pioneering new study led by UCL.
Published: Oct 17, 2018 6:02:39 PM
A newly discovered role for the enzyme glutamine synthetase could have important implications for developing anti-cancer drugs according to a new UCL study.
Published: Oct 17, 2018 12:52:49 PM
The groundbreaking research carried out by the UCL Cancer Institute has been celebrated at a special Royal Society event, marking its 10 year anniversary.
Published: Oct 12, 2018 5:03:03 PM
The use of e-cigarettes among smokers has shifted from more affluent early adopters to being used more widely across all socioeconomic groups, according to new UCL research.
Published: Oct 11, 2018 2:22:15 PM
A virtual modelling technique which can create highly detailed 3D models of individual cancerous tumours and simulate the delivery of drugs in order to predict their effectiveness has been designed by UCL scientists.
Published: Oct 11, 2018 9:14:08 AM
More young people are choosing not to drink alcohol, and many others are drinking less, according to a UCL research team.
Published: Oct 10, 2018 1:17:49 PM
The first clinical trial of novel approach to modifying the progression of Alzheimer's disease has opened in London, led by UCL researchers.
Published: Oct 9, 2018 3:59:00 PM
Scientists at UCL have joined experts from across the globe in writing the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s report on limiting global warming to 1.5C.
Published: Oct 8, 2018 5:26:00 PM
A healthy home environment could help offset children’s genetic susceptibilities to obesity, according to new research led by UCL.
Published: Oct 8, 2018 12:31:28 PM
Leading UCL oncologist Professor Charlie Swanton has been honoured by the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) with a prestigious award, in recognition of his lifetime achievements to lung cancer research.
Published: Sep 27, 2018 2:32:14 PM
Researchers at UCL Cancer Institute have shown for the first time that immune cells found within the urine mirror those found in cancerous bladder tumours.
Published: Sep 26, 2018 3:33:50 PM
A diet of fruits, vegetables, nuts, plant-based food and fish, typical of a traditional Mediterranean diet, could help lower depression risk, according to new research from UCL.
Published: Sep 26, 2018 11:10:50 AM
Economist Dr Zhifu Mi has been awarded the prestigious 2018 World Sustainability Award in recognition of his on-going research into the economics of climate change.
Published: Sep 25, 2018 1:29:02 PM