Science

Sunday, February 19, 2017
Emily Shuckburgh. Picture: British Antarctic Survey

A new initiative to upgrade and widen the debate on global warming will begin with a series of talks in Cambridge which will be streamed live.

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Saturday, February 11, 2017
Professor Paul Dupree, Cambridge University Biochemistry Dept . Picture: Keith Heppell

A father and son team have unlocked the secrets of the strength in plants.

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Friday, February 10, 2017
Barry Badcock - Fitzwilliam Museum during e-Luminate

The e-Luminate Cambridge Festival amazes and delights, with the buildings of the historic city providing the perfect backdrop for a host of top events.

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Tatsuya Amano who works in the David Attenborough Building in Cambridge. Picture: Keith Heppell

Listen carefully, because this will be said only once. English is not the only language of science.

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Andrew Grant at the Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.  Picture: Keith Heppell

It’s the cause of the most common food-borne bacterial disease in the world - and causes hundreds of thousands to fall ill every year. Now Cambridge scientists are battling the Campylobacter in our chicken meat.

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Dr James Brenton, one of the lead authors of the study at the University of Cambridge

A new test could detect ovarian cancer patients who are responding strongly to treatment.

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Monday, November 21, 2016
Prime Minister Theresa May at Wellcome Trust Genome Campus at Hinxton. Picture: Sanger Institute, Genome Research Ltd

PM announces £2bn funding for R&D and then visits Cambridge

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Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Three young women in a chemistry lab. Picture by Susan Chiang.

It aims to meet future demand for a three day course.

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Friday, August 26, 2016
New app to go before Dragon's Den

Keep tabs on the fitness of your pet

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Monday, August 22, 2016
Scientists find massive new star

Scientists scour the galaxy and find massive young star

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Shift workers more likely to collect virals infections due to their patterns of work

Feel a cold coming on in the morning?

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Monday, August 15, 2016
Breakthrough in battle to save British bees. Photograph:  Great British Bee Count and David Podmore

To be or not to be - could this be the answer to bee crisis

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Friday, August 12, 2016
Scientists in Cambridge identify gene pattern that could lead to a drug to prevent Alzheimer's in thos people thought to be at risk.

Breakthrough could lead to neurostatin for Alzheimer sufferers

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Monday, August 1, 2016
Dame Ann Dowling, Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Cambridge

Only the tenth woman to join, she will be remembered alongside the likes of Florence Nightingale, Mother Theresa and Prof. Dorothy Hodgkin.

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Scientists say the brains of teenagers change dramatically in adolescence

Why teenagers are prone to mental health problems

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