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.
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.
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...
11 February 2017
A father and son team have unlocked the secrets of the strength in plants.
10 February 2017
Two projects will help fill in the gaps about causes of cancer and advance virtual reality cell study.
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.
24 January 2017
Listen carefully, because this will be said only once. English is not the only language of science.
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.
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.
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.
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.
03 December 2016
Diabetes is, according to the charity Diabetes UK, “the fastest growing epidemic of our time”.
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.
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.
27 November 2016
Hinxton scientists are preparing to explore humanity at a once-unimaginable level of intimacy.
21 November 2016
PM announces £2bn funding for R&D and then visits Cambridge
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.
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.
30 August 2016
It aims to meet future demand for a three day course.
26 August 2016
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