University College London

New quantum technology to diagnose and treat heart condition

Atrial fibrillation (also called AFib or AF) is a quivering or irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) that can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart...

Baboon mothers living in the wild carry dead infants for up to ten days, study

What do animals know of death? What can animals' responses to death tell us about the evolution of species’ minds, and the...

Visiting theatres and museums could help you live longer

Older people who engage with the arts live longer than those who take part infrequently or not at all.

Spending time in nature improves children’s confidence

Four out of five children say they feel more confident in themselves after spending time participating in outdoor activities.

Mode of delivery at birth plays a vital role in babies’ gut bacteria

Babies born by caesarean section have a reduced level of “good” gut bacteria and an increased number of pathogens linked to hospital environments.

Maximum mass of lightest neutrino revealed

Understanding how neutrino mass can be estimated is important for future cosmological studies such as DESI and Euclid.

People with extreme political views have trouble thinking about their own thinking, study

People who hold radical political perspectives aren't as great at perceiving when they're wrong, according to the study conducted by UCL scientists. Such kind of...

Babies kicking in the womb are creating a map of their bodies

The first time a pregnant woman feels her baby kick can be surprising — a sudden reminder that the tiny creature growing inside her...

Preconception diet plays a vital role in health of offspring

According to the latest study published in the journal The Lancet, parent's diet and lifestyle can have significant ramifications for the development, improvement, and long-haul strength...

Does age at menopause affect memory?

A new study by the UCL scientists suggests that Entering menopause at a later age might be related with a little advantage to your memory...