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Clustering of Matter 400,000 Years After Big Bang --"Yields New Measurement of the Universe"

For the first time researchers have measured large distances in the Universe using data, rather than calculations related to general relativity. A research team from Imperial College London and the University of Barcelona has used data from astronomical surveys to...

Researchers use real data rather than theory to measure the cosmos

For the first time researchers have measured large distances in the Universe using data, rather than calculations related to general relativity. A research team from Imperial College London and the University of Barcelona has used data from astronomical surveys to measure a standard distance that is central to our understanding of the expansion of the universe. read more

Scientists create food ingredient that will make you feel fuller

Scientists have developed an ingredient that can be added to foods to make them more filling. In its first tests in humans, researchers at Imperial College London and the University of Glasgow found that the ingredient is effective at preventing weight gain in overweight volunteers. read more

Scientists discover brain mechanism that drives us to eat glucose

Glucose is a component of carbohydrates, and the main energy source used by brain cells. By studying rats, a team at Imperial College London identified a mechanism that appears to sense how much glucose is reaching the brain, and prompts...Show More Summary

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Links for you. Science: Did enterovirus D68 cause limb paralysis in children? Why are your statistical models more complex these days? How The Plague Microbe Gave Fleas A Chance Publish and perish at Imperial College London: the death of Stefan … Continue reading ?

Don’t Expect Urban Drone Delivery Soon

Amazon and Google might be chest-thumping about their respective drone delivery programs but the technology is still years out from being feasible in dense urban environments. Dr Mirko Kovac, director of Imperial College London’s current aerial robotics lab, suggests it could be as far out as a decade. Read More

NRL scientists discover novel metamaterial properties within hexagonal boron nitride

WASHINGTON - U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) scientists, in collaboration with researchers from the University of Manchester, U.K.; Imperial College, London; University of California San Diego; and the National Institute of Material...Show More Summary

Why didn't the universe collapse after the Big Bang? It's a question of gravity

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Not only does gravity keep us safely on the ground and hold the planets in alignment, but now it may soon get the credit for saving the whole universe. Physicists at the Imperial College London and the Universities of Copenhagen andShow More Summary

On That Day I Left My Boyhood Behind

Susan Burnett, at Imperial College London, writes:My grandfather, Norman Marshall Woodcock, was called up on the day that war was declared in 1914. He came home five years later. For fifty years after his return he rarely spoke about what had happened, but he cried each year on Remembrance Sunday. Show More Summary

Neuroscientists: Shroom-induced brain rewiring could hold the key to fighting mental illness

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Psychedelic mushrooms dramatically increase connectivity between otherwise uncommunicative parts of the brain, according to researchers from Imperial College London in an article to be published in the November edition of the Royal Society’s journal Interface. Paul Expert and his team...

Experts predict time travel, invisibility & teleportation to be reality by year 2100

A group of experts has agreed that time travel, invisibility and teleportation could all become realities within the lifetimes of today’s school children. According to the Telegraph, professors from Imperial College London and the University...Show More Summary

U.S. News Global University Rankings

U.S. News & World Report, Best Global Universities Rankings (methodology): 1. Harvard 2. MIT 3. UC-Berkeley 4. Stanford 5. Oxford 6. Cambridge 7. Cal-Tech 8. UCLA 9. Chicago 10. Columbia 11. Johns Hopkins 12. Imperial College London 13. Princeton 14. Michigan 14. Toronto 14.University of Washington 17. Yale 18. UC-San...

New cancer drug to begin trials in multiple myeloma patients

Scientists at Imperial College London have developed a new cancer drug which they plan to trial in multiple myeloma patients by the end of next year. In a paper published today in the journal Cancer Cell, the researchers report how the...Show More Summary

Houston Methodist, Imperial College London Discuss Future Scientific Collaboration, Joint Training Programs

Houston Methodist and Imperial College London leaders say they will jointly explore programs to develop new medical technologies and create Houston educational opportunities for Imperial College London medical students, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows.

Heart Disease Prevention - How Is Unemployment Linked To Aging And Heart Disease?

According to a recent study, the stress of long-term joblessness might cause men to genetically age faster. Researchers at Imperial College London and the University of Oulu, Finland reported that young men who had been jobless for 500...Show More Summary

Study warns swift action needed to curb exponential climb in Ebola outbreak

Unless Ebola control measures in west Africa are enhanced quickly, experts from the WHO and Imperial College, London, predict numbers will continue to climb exponentially, and more than 20 000 people will have been infected by earlyShow More Summary

QS World University Rankings 2014-15

QS World University Rankings 2014-15: 1. MIT 2. Cambridge 2. Imperial College London 4. Harvard 5. Oxford 5. University College London 7. Stanford 8. Cal-Tech 9. Princeton 10. Yale 11. Chicago 12. Eth Zurich 13. Penn 14. Columbia 14.. Johns Hopkins 16. King's College London 17. Edinburg 17. Ecol Polytechnic...

Hey, professor, leave roasting the British to the French

I had never heard of Prof Joao Magueijo, a Portuguese-born physics professor at Imperial College London, until Sunday, when I saw that he’d decided to pick a very public fight with his adopted country and written a book on the English called Bifes Mal Passados (Undercooked Beef). Back in his homeland, this tome is a [...]

Social Networking Can Play Role in Global Fight Against Obesity

Analysis by researchers from Imperial College London combining the results of 12 previous studies shows that social networking programs designed to help people lose weight have achieved modest but significant results in helping participants in their personal fights against obesity. The paper is one of 10 reports on global healthcare policy written for the World […]

Researchers Find Hidden Value in Carbon Offsets

Investing in voluntary carbon offset programs yields $664 in social and environmental benefits beyond the value of each metric ton of CO2 emissions avoided, according to research from Imperial College London and International Carbon Reduction and Offsetting Alliance.

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