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Building a nano-scale filter using DNA

Inspired by biological filters, scientists at UCL, Imperial College London and Yale University have designed and built a nanometre-sized pore that helps us to better understand the complex way by which cells transport genetic material and viruses. More...

Published: Feb 19, 2018 2:18:53 PM

Loneliest Tree

Loneliest tree in the world marks new age for our planet

The planet entered a new geological epoch known as the Anthropocene in 1965, according to a new study led by UCL and University of New South Wales. More...

Published: Feb 19, 2018 11:55:43 AM

MS brain imaging

Regional brain shrinkage in MS predicts disability

A UCL-led research team has identified the pattern of brain tissue loss in multiple sclerosis, enabling improved prediction of disability progression. More...

Published: Feb 16, 2018 2:16:47 PM


Laser technology reveals the weight of some of UK’s and world’s biggest trees

New laser scanning technology is being used by UCL scientists to provide fresh and unprecedented insights into the structure and mass of trees, a development that will help plot how much carbon they absorb and how they might respond to climate change. More...

Published: Feb 16, 2018 9:52:15 AM

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NHS breast cancer patients to benefit from go ahead for UCL-pioneered treatment

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has given limited approval for suitable NHS patients to receive a new type of breast cancer treatment pioneered by clinical scientists at UCL, which will eventually benefit thousands of women and is already in use in many countries throughout the world. More...

Published: Feb 16, 2018 7:04:22 AM

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