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How Cambridge scientists are exploring the incredible transport system inside our cells

How Cambridge scientists are exploring the incredible transport system inside our cells

How Cambridge scientists are exploring the incredible transport system inside our cells

12 July 2017

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


Biotech finalists in our Entrepreneurial Science and Technology Awards

Biotech finalists in our Entrepreneurial Science and Technology Awards

Biotech finalists in our Entrepreneurial Science and Technology Awards

11 July 2017

Brilliant biotech start-ups will compete for the prize.


Artificial intelligence category finalists in our Entrepreneurial Science and Technology Awards

Artificial intelligence category finalists in our Entrepreneurial Science and Technology Awards

Artificial intelligence category finalists in our Entrepreneurial Science and Technology Awards

11 July 2017

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


Cambridge researcher Dr Matt Davey on how algae could be used for energy, healthcare and monitoring penguins from space

Cambridge researcher Dr Matt Davey on how algae could be used for energy, healthcare and monitoring penguins from space

Cambridge researcher Dr Matt Davey on how algae could be used for energy, healthcare and monitoring penguins from space

05 July 2017

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


Cambridge University's Professor Graham Burton explains the rise of the organoids in studying early pregnancy

Cambridge University's Professor Graham Burton explains the rise of the organoids in studying early pregnancy

Cambridge University's Professor Graham Burton explains the rise of the organoids in studying early pregnancy

20 June 2017

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


Biotech star Jonathan Milner on Abcam’s new HQ and the breakthroughs he’s excited about

Biotech star Jonathan Milner on Abcam’s new HQ and the breakthroughs he’s excited about

Biotech star Jonathan Milner on Abcam’s new HQ and the breakthroughs he’s excited about

20 June 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.


Family-friendly open day at world-famous Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge will offer amazing insight

Family-friendly open day at world-famous Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge will offer amazing insight

Family-friendly open day at world-famous Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge will offer amazing insight

16 June 2017

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


Cambridge researcher Dr Jean Adams studies how to improve the eating habits of a nation

Cambridge researcher Dr Jean Adams studies how to improve the eating habits of a nation

Cambridge researcher Dr Jean Adams studies how to improve the eating habits of a nation

14 June 2017

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


AstraZeneca and LMB in Cambridge use one of world's most advanced microscopes to make breakthrough

AstraZeneca and LMB in Cambridge use one of world's most advanced microscopes to make breakthrough

AstraZeneca and LMB in Cambridge use one of world's most advanced microscopes to make breakthrough

14 June 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.


Professor Stephen Hawking declares support for Labour’s Cambridge candidate Daniel Zeichner

Professor Stephen Hawking declares support for Labour’s Cambridge candidate Daniel Zeichner

Professor Stephen Hawking declares support for Labour’s Cambridge candidate Daniel Zeichner

05 June 2017

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


Enter our Entrepreneurial Science and Technology Awards by June 6 for chance to win £1,500 prize from Appleyard Lees

Enter our Entrepreneurial Science and Technology Awards by June 6 for chance to win £1,500 prize from Appleyard Lees

Enter our Entrepreneurial Science and Technology Awards by June 6 for chance to win £1,500 prize from Appleyard Lees

31 May 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.


The RSPB's Hope Farm in Knapwell shows how wildlife-friendly farming really can work

The RSPB's Hope Farm in Knapwell shows how wildlife-friendly farming really can work

The RSPB's Hope Farm in Knapwell shows how wildlife-friendly farming really can work

23 May 2017

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


How Professor Giovanna Mallucci will lead Cambridge fight against dementia

How Professor Giovanna Mallucci will lead Cambridge fight against dementia

How Professor Giovanna Mallucci will lead Cambridge fight against dementia

09 May 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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AstraZeneca's CEO Pascal Soriot in pledge to patients as £500m Cambridge site is topped out

AstraZeneca's CEO Pascal Soriot in pledge to patients as £500m Cambridge site is topped out

AstraZeneca's CEO Pascal Soriot in pledge to patients as £500m Cambridge site is topped out

25 April 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.


Earth Optimism Day in Cambridge to celebrate conservation success

Earth Optimism Day in Cambridge to celebrate conservation success

Earth Optimism Day in Cambridge to celebrate conservation success

20 April 2017

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


Doctor Who talk at the Cambridge Science Festival on its final weekend

Doctor Who talk at the Cambridge Science Festival on its final weekend

Doctor Who talk at the Cambridge Science Festival on its final weekend

24 March 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.


Professor Stephen Hawking boldly follows his space travel dream

Professor Stephen Hawking boldly follows his space travel dream

Professor Stephen Hawking boldly follows his space travel dream

22 March 2017

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


The truth about Winston Churchill and aliens by Cambridge University academic Graham Farmelo

The truth about Winston Churchill and aliens by Cambridge University academic Graham Farmelo

The truth about Winston Churchill and aliens by Cambridge University academic Graham Farmelo

18 March 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.


23 highlights of Cambridge Science Festival that caught our eye

23 highlights of Cambridge Science Festival that caught our eye

23 highlights of Cambridge Science Festival that caught our eye

12 March 2017

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


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


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