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Gentle touch soothes the pain of social rejection

The gentle touch of another individual soothes the effects of social exclusion, one of the most emotionally painful human experiences, according to new UCL research. More...

Published: Oct 18, 2017 10:01:05 AM


National roll-out of PrEP HIV prevention drug would be cost-effective

Providing pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) medication to men who have sex with men who are at high risk of HIV infection (equivalent to less than 5% of men who have sex with men at any point in time) in England would be cost-effective, and could help to prevent up to one in four cases of HIV, according to UCL research  More...

Published: Oct 18, 2017 8:28:14 AM


UCL Engineering and Computer Science rated among world’s best in new rankings

UCL Engineering and Technology has been ranked fourth in the UK and among the top 40 in the world in the latest world league tables by the Times Higher Education (THE). More...

Published: Oct 18, 2017 8:06:47 AM

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Catching the first light from a gravitational wave event

Light and gravitational waves produced by the same event – a pair of neutron stars exploding – have been detected for the first time by a huge international collaboration involving UCL researchers. More...

Published: Oct 16, 2017 3:02:17 PM


'Cats-and-Dogs' test to predict dementia among Parkinson’s patients

UCL researchers have developed a quick and simple test to predict which people with early-stage Parkinson’s disease are likely to develop dementia. More...

Published: Oct 16, 2017 2:49:03 PM

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