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?
We need to focus on energy independent vehicles - and get our heads around solar panel roads.
Today, 925 million people across the world are undernourished.
The UK’s wading birds are in deep water.
Four exciting companies have been shortlisted in this category.
Three companies have beeen selected by the judging panel in this category.
Seven brilliant businesses have been shortlisted in this category.
Tiny machines are at work inside us, carrying important cargo, as Simon Bullock of the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology explains
Brilliant biotech start-ups will compete for the prize.
Meet the businesses shortlisted in the AI section of the Cambridge Independent awards
If you thought algae was just sludge, think again as we venture inside The Algal Innovation Centre at Cambridge Univerity’s Botanic Garden.
Miniature functional models of the lining of the womb are helping researchers at the Centre for Trophoblast Research make new discoveries.
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.
‘Nobel Prize factory’ offers activities, talks and demonstrations on Saturday June 17
One in four British adults is obese. At the Centre for Diet and Activity Research, Dr Jean Adams is investigating interventions to help.
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.
The cosmologist thinks Jeremy Corbyn should stand down - but says another five another years of the Tories would be a “disaster” too
Appleyard Lees has joined the sponsors of the Cambridge Independent Entrepreneurial Science and Technology Awards – and is generously offering a prize worth £1,500.
This Cambridgeshire arable farm is demonstrating that something can be done to reverse worrying declines in our farmland birds.
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.
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.
World leading conservationists, including Sir David Attenborough, Jane Goodall and Steven Pinker, are gathering in Cambridge to celebrate #EarthOptimism on April 22
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.
After years of studying cosmology, Professor Stephen Hawking is now planning to travel into space himself.
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.
Cambridge Science Festival runs from Monday March 13 to Sunday March 26 and features a huge array of events – most of them free.
A new senior academic figure will be joining the University of Cambridge in the autumn – its professor of play, the world’s first.
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.
A father and son team have unlocked the secrets of the strength in plants.
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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