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2015-04-03 23:00:57

Peter Kirstein, often called "the father of the European Internet", will receive the 2015 Marconi Prize, considered the pinnacle honor for work in telecommunications and the Internet.

2015-01-29 12:29:05

LONDON, January 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Guest of honour Life Sciences Minister George Freeman visits Magnus at UCL to experience its innovative approach to advancing

2015-01-08 04:21:16

LONDON, January 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- EMA's Committee for Orphan Medicinal Products recommends Magnus Growth Therapy for Placental Insufficiency

virtual reality compassion
2014-11-17 05:12:20

Self-compassion can be learned using avatars in an immersive virtual reality, finds new research led by UCL. This innovative approach reduced self-criticism and increased self-compassion and feelings of contentment in naturally self-critical individuals.

athlete oral health
2014-10-15 03:00:18

Poor oral health affecting athletes’ general health and performance shows ‘no signs of improvement’ and must be remedied, say a group of UCL-led health experts and sporting bodies.

New Web Privacy System May Revolutionize Surfing Safety
2014-10-08 03:31:31

Researchers have built a new system that protects Internet users' privacy whilst increasing the flexibility for web developers to build web applications that combine data from different web sites, dramatically improving the safety of surfing the web.

2014-10-07 04:22:13

LONDON, October 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New company launched to develop novel treatments centred on an understanding

free sugars
2014-09-17 03:00:14

Sugars in the diet should make up no more than 3% of total energy intake to reduce the significant financial and social burdens of tooth decay, finds new research from UCL and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

sloth
2014-09-12 03:00:31

Today’s sloths might be known as slow, small animals, but their ancestors developed large body sizes at an amazing rate, according to an evolutionary reconstruction published September 10 in BMC Evolutionary Biology.


Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'