Science

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Like an army on guard, our immune system is fighting off new threats to us daily. So how is cancer able to develop? And how can we use the body’s own defences to defeat it?

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We need to focus on energy independent vehicles - and get our heads around solar panel roads.

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Friday, July 14, 2017

Four exciting companies have been shortlisted in this category.

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Three companies have beeen selected by the judging panel in this category.

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Seven brilliant businesses have been shortlisted in this category.

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Tiny machines are at work inside us, carrying important cargo, as Simon Bullock of the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology explains

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Brilliant biotech start-ups will compete for the prize.

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Meet the businesses shortlisted in the AI section of the Cambridge Independent awards

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

If you thought algae was just sludge, think again as we venture inside The Algal Innovation Centre at Cambridge Univerity’s Botanic Garden.

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Miniature functional models of the lining of the womb are helping researchers at the Centre for Trophoblast Research make new discoveries.

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

We talk to Abcam founder, angel investor, philanthropist and biotech superstar Jonathan Milner about the antibody firm’s new HQ significance – and how Cambridge science is revolutionising healthcare.

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Friday, June 16, 2017

‘Nobel Prize factory’ offers activities, talks and demonstrations on Saturday June 17

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

One in four British adults is obese. At the Centre for Diet and Activity Research, Dr Jean Adams is investigating interventions to help.

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Using a pioneering technique with one of the world’s most advanced microscopes, scientists have made a ground-breaking biological discovery that could help develop new cancer treatments.

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Monday, June 5, 2017

The cosmologist thinks Jeremy Corbyn should stand down - but says another five another years of the Tories would be a “disaster” too

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Appleyard Lees has joined the sponsors of the Cambridge Independent Entrepreneurial Science and Technology Awards – and is generously offering a prize worth £1,500.

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

This Cambridgeshire arable farm is demonstrating that something can be done to reverse worrying declines in our farmland birds.

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

An announcement that the University of Cambridge will help form the new £250million UK Dementia Research Institute came on a day that two promising drugs were named as potential treatments.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

AstraZeneca’s chief executive officer said patient care would be transformed thanks to the firm’s new Cambridge site, which reached a key milestone today.

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

World leading conservationists, including Sir David Attenborough, Jane Goodall and Steven Pinker, are gathering in Cambridge to celebrate #EarthOptimism on April 22

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Friday, March 24, 2017

The Cambridge Science Festival will soon draw to a close, but before it does there are still plenty of fantastic events taking place – one of which concerns Doctor Who.

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

After years of studying cosmology, Professor Stephen Hawking is now planning to travel into space himself.

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Saturday, March 18, 2017

Fleetingly, it made headlines: the revelation, in the journal Nature, of an apparently unpublished popular science article by Winston Churchill on the theme of extraterrestrial life.

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Sunday, March 12, 2017

Cambridge Science Festival runs from Monday March 13 to Sunday March 26 and features a huge array of events – most of them free.

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Sunday, February 26, 2017

A new senior academic figure will be joining the University of Cambridge in the autumn – its professor of play, the world’s first.

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Sunday, February 19, 2017

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

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

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Friday, February 10, 2017

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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Stephen Hawking

Monday, June 5, 2017

The cosmologist thinks Jeremy Corbyn should stand down - but says another five another years of the Tories would be a “disaster” too

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

After years of studying cosmology, Professor Stephen Hawking is now planning to travel into space himself.

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