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New malaria drug targets found in study involving Wellcome Sanger Institute

New malaria drug targets found in study involving Wellcome Sanger Institute

New malaria drug targets found in study involving Wellcome Sanger Institute

22 November 2019

Study paves the way for medicines that would target the parasite in the liver, before it rapidly reproduces.


Sociable crows are healthier, finds Anglia Ruskin University study

Sociable crows are healthier, finds Anglia Ruskin University study

Sociable crows are healthier, finds Anglia Ruskin University study

20 November 2019

Research led by Dr Claudia Wascher found they fewer parasites.


8,000 British species to be sequenced as £9.4m from Wellcome funds first phase of Darwin Tree of Life project

8,000 British species to be sequenced as £9.4m from Wellcome funds first phase of Darwin Tree of Life project

8,000 British species to be sequenced as £9.4m from Wellcome funds first phase of Darwin Tree of Life project

16 November 2019

It is part of the wider Earth Biogenome Project to sequence all life on Earth.


Four stunning sights for stargazers

Four stunning sights for stargazers

Four stunning sights for stargazers

15 November 2019

For the latest in our series with Cambridge Astronomical Association, we asked chairman Paul Fellows what amateur astronomers should look out for.


Buying and using a telescope - advice from a Cambridge astronomer

Buying and using a telescope - advice from a Cambridge astronomer

Buying and using a telescope - advice from a Cambridge astronomer

14 November 2019

What sort of scope should you buy? What should you look at in the night sky? And how do you get into astrophotography?


Stargazing with Cambridge Astronomical Association chairman Paul Fellows

Stargazing with Cambridge Astronomical Association chairman Paul Fellows

Stargazing with Cambridge Astronomical Association chairman Paul Fellows

13 November 2019

Featuring some of his stunning back garden images of the night sky, we find out how Paul got into astronomy and discuss public open evenings.


LMB unveils vision for next generation of Nobel Prize-winning cryo-EM technology

LMB unveils vision for next generation of Nobel Prize-winning cryo-EM technology

LMB unveils vision for next generation of Nobel Prize-winning cryo-EM technology

13 November 2019

Chris Russo's group has shown how the prohibitive costs of cryo-electron microscopy could be slashed.


Gurdon Institute unlocks secret of liver regeneration, giving fresh hope of treatment for cirrhosis

Gurdon Institute unlocks secret of liver regeneration, giving fresh hope of treatment for cirrhosis

Gurdon Institute unlocks secret of liver regeneration, giving fresh hope of treatment for cirrhosis

09 November 2019

Discovery of a chemical switch opens up the possibility of new drugs.


£8m funding for CRUK Cambridge Centre for radiotherapy research

£8m funding for CRUK Cambridge Centre for radiotherapy research

£8m funding for CRUK Cambridge Centre for radiotherapy research

08 November 2019

It is part of CRUK’s £56m RadNet programme and will explore interactions at a molecular level.


Watch the highlights and see the pictures from the Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards 2019

Watch the highlights and see the pictures from the Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards 2019

Watch the highlights and see the pictures from the Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards 2019

01 November 2019

Enjoy our video and browse the galleries from our ceremony.


Dr Michel Goedert wins $250,000 Rainwater Prize for neurodegenerative disease research at MRC LMB

Dr Michel Goedert wins $250,000 Rainwater Prize for neurodegenerative disease research at MRC LMB

Dr Michel Goedert wins $250,000 Rainwater Prize for neurodegenerative disease research at MRC LMB

01 November 2019

His study of tau protein has been key to our understanding of Alzheimer’s.


Obese children have different brain structures, University of Cambridge researchers find

Obese children have different brain structures, University of Cambridge researchers find

Obese children have different brain structures, University of Cambridge researchers find

31 October 2019

Youngsters with higher BMI have a thinner cortex - or grey matter - and their executive functions are affected, a study shows.


Winners of the Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards 2019 revealed

Winners of the Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards 2019 revealed

Winners of the Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards 2019 revealed

30 October 2019

A fantastic array of talent was celebrated at the ceremony.


British Antarctic Survey trials new technique to detect stranded whales using satellite images

British Antarctic Survey trials new technique to detect stranded whales using satellite images

British Antarctic Survey trials new technique to detect stranded whales using satellite images

26 October 2019

They could help communities respond earlier and aid our understanding of why it happens.


World’s first cell atlas of developing liver created by Cambridge scientists

World’s first cell atlas of developing liver created by Cambridge scientists

World’s first cell atlas of developing liver created by Cambridge scientists

26 October 2019

Freely-available resource will aid our understanding of leukaemia and immune disorders.


First cell atlas of human kidney’s immune system will help tackle disease

First cell atlas of human kidney’s immune system will help tackle disease

First cell atlas of human kidney’s immune system will help tackle disease

25 October 2019

Scientists have mapped nearly 70,000 individual kidney cells.


University of Cambridge involved in £55m transatlantic alliance to research early detection of cancer

University of Cambridge involved in £55m transatlantic alliance to research early detection of cancer

University of Cambridge involved in £55m transatlantic alliance to research early detection of cancer

21 October 2019

A new Clinical Infrastructure for Research in Early Detection (CuRED) facility in Cambridge will be funded by Cancer Research UK.


The neuroscientist shattering the myth of the gendered brain

The neuroscientist shattering the myth of the gendered brain

The neuroscientist shattering the myth of the gendered brain

16 October 2019

There is no such thing as the male or female brain, according to the latest research

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Stem cell work offers hope for boys with rare genetic condition PMD

Stem cell work offers hope for boys with rare genetic condition PMD

Stem cell work offers hope for boys with rare genetic condition PMD

15 October 2019

Work with US researchers has shown potential for new therapies or stem cell transplantation into the brains of patients.


Tributes following the death of Kiyoshi Nagai, of the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

Tributes following the death of Kiyoshi Nagai, of the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

Tributes following the death of Kiyoshi Nagai, of the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

11 October 2019

‘Ambitious’ and ‘fearless’, he was key to one of the greatest achievements in modern molecular biology.


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