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New found planets have the ability to sustain life

New found planets have the ability to sustain life

New found planets have the ability to sustain life

01 March 2017

Astronomer convinced life in space will be found during his career


Why Cambridge University is appointing the world’s first professor of play

Why Cambridge University is appointing the world’s first professor of play

Why Cambridge University is appointing the world’s first professor of play

26 February 2017

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


Emily Shuckburgh and Lord Martin Rees among those talking at Cambridge Climate Lecture Series

Emily Shuckburgh and Lord Martin Rees among those talking at Cambridge Climate Lecture Series

Emily Shuckburgh and Lord Martin Rees among those talking at Cambridge Climate Lecture Series

19 February 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.


New weapon in war on River Cam's mutant menace: Can good come from weevil?

New weapon in war on River Cam's mutant menace: Can good come from weevil?

New weapon in war on River Cam's mutant menace: Can good come from weevil?

12 February 2017

An alien is in our midst. Like a river-dwelling triffid, it chokes all that goes before it, damaging life and causing flood risk. The scale of the floating pennywort problem on the River Cam and other waterways is shocking, and has prompted Cambridge conservationists to come together to discuss a solution. But now a silver bullet has emerged...


How Cambridge biochemist Prof Paul Dupree teamed up with his 80-year-old dad to solve plant mystery

How Cambridge biochemist Prof Paul Dupree teamed up with his 80-year-old dad to solve plant mystery

How Cambridge biochemist Prof Paul Dupree teamed up with his 80-year-old dad to solve plant mystery

11 February 2017

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


Cambridge scientists land two of the biggest funding grants ever awarded by Cancer Research UK

Cambridge scientists land two of the biggest funding grants ever awarded by Cancer Research UK

Cambridge scientists land two of the biggest funding grants ever awarded by Cancer Research UK

10 February 2017

Two projects will help fill in the gaps about causes of cancer and advance virtual reality cell study.


Your complete guide to the e-Luminate Festival in Cambridge

Your complete guide to the e-Luminate Festival in Cambridge

Your complete guide to the e-Luminate Festival in Cambridge

10 February 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.


Cambridge zoologist says international science is overly fixated on using English

Cambridge zoologist says international science is overly fixated on using English

Cambridge zoologist says international science is overly fixated on using English

24 January 2017

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


Cambridge conservation scientist Andrew Balmford helps Mekong River region

Cambridge conservation scientist Andrew Balmford helps Mekong River region

Cambridge conservation scientist Andrew Balmford helps Mekong River region

12 January 2017

Natural forests are worth more to mankind if left intact. But the pressure for growth in the Mekong River region means that large swathes of it are disappearing. Enter Cambridge conservation scientist Andrew Balmford.


Cambridge University scientists lead battle against chicken bacteria

Cambridge University scientists lead battle against chicken bacteria

Cambridge University scientists lead battle against chicken bacteria

11 January 2017

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.


Delving deep into Cambridge University’s Botanic Garden with Sally Petitt

Delving deep into Cambridge University’s Botanic Garden with Sally Petitt

Delving deep into Cambridge University’s Botanic Garden with Sally Petitt

26 December 2016

It is enough to make any small boy’s eyes light up – talk of a giant conker. Imagine turning up in the playground with a shiny horse chestnut on a piece of string three times larger than any other.


Cambridge scientists at Sainsbury Laboratory make discovery that could secure future harvests

Cambridge scientists at Sainsbury Laboratory make discovery that could secure future harvests

Cambridge scientists at Sainsbury Laboratory make discovery that could secure future harvests

10 December 2016

The fertile Fenland soil has delivered many a bumper harvest to Cambridgeshire down the years. Good harvests have always been vital to human society, and they matter now as much as they ever have – more, in a steadily warming world with a growing population to feed.


Cambridge University researchers battle scourge of diabetes

Cambridge University researchers battle scourge of diabetes

Cambridge University researchers battle scourge of diabetes

03 December 2016

Diabetes is, according to the charity Diabetes UK, “the fastest growing epidemic of our time”.


How AstraZeneca's tunnel beneath Cambridge Biomedical Campus was built

How AstraZeneca's tunnel beneath Cambridge Biomedical Campus was built

How AstraZeneca's tunnel beneath Cambridge Biomedical Campus was built

01 December 2016

The team building AstraZeneca's tunnel on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus worked 24-hour shifts five days a week to get the job done.


AstraZeneca tunnel gives renewed hope for underground Cambridge congestion solution

AstraZeneca tunnel gives renewed hope for underground Cambridge congestion solution

AstraZeneca tunnel gives renewed hope for underground Cambridge congestion solution

01 December 2016

It was built to carry power for AstraZeneca at its new Cambridge HQ – but this tunnel also represents fresh hope to campaigners calling for a metro to solve the city’s long-term transport challenges.


Scientists at Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute to create Human Cell Atlas

Scientists at Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute to create Human Cell Atlas

Scientists at Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute to create Human Cell Atlas

27 November 2016

Hinxton scientists are preparing to explore humanity at a once-unimaginable level of intimacy.


Prime Minister opens two new buildings at leading Cambridge Genome Campus

Prime Minister opens two new buildings at leading Cambridge Genome Campus

Prime Minister opens two new buildings at leading Cambridge Genome Campus

21 November 2016

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


The Cambridge University geophysicist listening to tunes of the dunes

The Cambridge University geophysicist listening to tunes of the dunes

The Cambridge University geophysicist listening to tunes of the dunes

17 November 2016

At the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, there is one research group that enjoys a performance of the desert song: not the Sigmund Romberg operetta but a very different and even more moving musical.


Secrets of why bees in the East produce more honey revealed

Secrets of why bees in the East produce more honey revealed

Secrets of why bees in the East produce more honey revealed

30 October 2016

The secrets of why bees in this region are the most productive in the country have been revealed by a new study.


Trinity College launches annual women in STEMM event

Trinity College launches annual women in STEMM event

Trinity College launches annual women in STEMM event

30 August 2016

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


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