The donation means the university has broken the £1billion barrier in it’s Dear World... Yours, Cambridge campaign.
BioBeat has named the 50 leading female scientists and innovators in healthcare – and 14 are from Cambridge.
Less than 100 examples of its type have survived
They also picked out Fiona Bruce, Emma Watson and Jake Gyllenhaal - and did a ‘double take’ when they saw their own handler.
Married father was the former university head of communications and a keen member of rowing community.
For the first time anyone can review the renowned scientist’s work, completed when he was 24 years old.
The Cambridge Independent is campaigning to raise £100,000 with Cancer Research UK to pay for trials at Addenbrooke’.
With 36.7 million living with HIV across the world, there is a pressing need for a vaccine. But so far, one that offers lasting protection has eluded scientists.
Senior lecturer suggests how we might save £5.2bn or so.
Two female students will benefit from funding and insight into Amazon’s Alexa and Prime Air innovations.
It’s the molecule that made history and the subject of Professor Herbert’s new book
An exciting new community is taking shape - and it’s hosting an array of public events for the Open Cambridge festival.
But rival Oxford holds number one for second year running.
The Science Park’s first director, Jeanette Walker, talks about the site’s extensive redevelopment plans, which include a new hotel.
Scientists at MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology help to show how bacteria causes nerve damage.
The Borysiewicz Biomedical Sciences Fellowship Programme will award supplementary fellowships annually for four years to up to 10 of the most exceptional postdoctoral researchers when they start working in Cambridge.
Today, 925 million people across the world are undernourished.
If you thought algae was just sludge, think again as we venture inside The Algal Innovation Centre at Cambridge Univerity’s Botanic Garden.
Growth of the Titan Arum at Cambridge Univeristy Botanic Garden is slowing - a sign that it will soon flower.
Miniature functional models of the lining of the womb are helping researchers at the Centre for Trophoblast Research make new discoveries.
One in four British adults is obese. At the Centre for Diet and Activity Research, Dr Jean Adams is investigating interventions to help.
But it remains the top UK institution.
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.
A £17.1million off-site storage facility broke ground in March on the outskirts of Ely.
It will be funded by charity the Health Foundation’s largest ever grant of £40 million.
A gift from a Cambridge alumnus will support fundamental research into the causes of neurodegenerative diseases.
Secondary and sixth form students will get the chance to showcase their scientific successes.
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.
Cambirdge beats Oxford for most top 10s, but falls behind in leading subjects.
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