Prof Toope is 'especially proud' of university's delivery of education and research through the Covid crisis.
Two more Cambridge professors are also honoured with $100,000 New Horizons Prizes.
It has teamed up with Peking University HSBC Business School.
The researchers, part of UK Dementia Research Institute (DRI), hope to translate the work into therapies with Adestria Therapeutics.
The free heritage festival is packed with talks, guided walks and tours of sites behind usually closed doors.
These giant ocean-covered worlds could support microbial life, Institute of Astronomy researchers believe.
She is the second woman to win the world’s oldest scientific prize, which has also been won by Einstein and Darwin.
Weekly online tuition and residential bootcamps will be offered to hundreds of pupils.
Work will begin soon to create new areas for butterflies at reserves.
Winners include Prof Sadaf Farooqi and Sir Stephen O’Rahilly, from the MRC Metabolic Diseases Unit.
A population-scale study has explored how genetic traits are influenced by variations in mtDNA.
Until now, the life of Lise Meitner has been largely unknown but without her, history could have been very different.
Cambridge researchers say the behaviour has never been documented before.
It is the first evidence of an animal with episodic memory that does not decline with age.
University of Cambridge, Wellcome Sanger Institute and Harvard scientists collaborated on the work.
It has delivered its damning full verdict on the proposals.