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Surprisingly powerful memories of blue tits and great tits revealed by study

Surprisingly powerful memories of blue tits and great tits revealed by study

Surprisingly powerful memories of blue tits and great tits revealed by study

Wild birds demonstrated ‘episodic-like memory’ in tests.


5,000 genetic variants that enable cancer to thrive identified

5,000 genetic variants that enable cancer to thrive identified

5,000 genetic variants that enable cancer to thrive identified

Work on ‘tumour protection’ gene, BAP1, could lead to new treatments.


Prof Ron Davis, early advocate of genomic sequencing, says cure for ME will be found

Prof Ron Davis, early advocate of genomic sequencing, says cure for ME will be found

Prof Ron Davis, early advocate of genomic sequencing, says cure for ME will be found

Legendary genetics expert visits Cambridge with wife Janet Dafoe.


All children with cancer should be offered whole genome sequencing, say researchers

All children with cancer should be offered whole genome sequencing, say researchers

All children with cancer should be offered whole genome sequencing, say researchers

A single test can aid treatment and provide more information than all current standard tests.


Link between weight gain and age of puberty in girls shown in Cambridge-led study

Link between weight gain and age of puberty in girls shown in Cambridge-led study

Link between weight gain and age of puberty in girls shown in Cambridge-led study

Early puberty is linked with an increased risk of a number of diseases in later life.


Discovery of ‘new rules of the immune system’ could transform treatment of inflammatory diseases, say Cambridge scientists

Discovery of ‘new rules of the immune system’ could transform treatment of inflammatory diseases, say Cambridge scientists

Discovery of ‘new rules of the immune system’ could transform treatment of inflammatory diseases, say Cambridge scientists

Finding could impact treatment of everything from Covid to MS.


Developer pledges to create sustainable urban science quarter by redeveloping Cambridge industrial park

Developer pledges to create sustainable urban science quarter by redeveloping Cambridge industrial park

Developer pledges to create sustainable urban science quarter by redeveloping Cambridge industrial park

Two new science buildings and two office buildings could be built if plans are approved.


Giant lizards could help prevent sheep from being eaten alive in Australia, say University of Cambridge researchers

Giant lizards could help prevent sheep from being eaten alive in Australia, say University of Cambridge researchers

Giant lizards could help prevent sheep from being eaten alive in Australia, say University of Cambridge researchers

Native heath goannas could save sheep farmers millions of pounds.


Lab-grown mini-guts could aid precise Crohn’s disease treatment, say University of Cambridge scientists

Lab-grown mini-guts could aid precise Crohn’s disease treatment, say University of Cambridge scientists

Lab-grown mini-guts could aid precise Crohn’s disease treatment, say University of Cambridge scientists

About one in 350 people in the UK have Crohn’s disease.


‘Potentially game-changing’ trial results suggests immunotherapy could be used to fight bowel cancer

‘Potentially game-changing’ trial results suggests immunotherapy could be used to fight bowel cancer

‘Potentially game-changing’ trial results suggests immunotherapy could be used to fight bowel cancer

Prof Justin Stebbing, of Anglia Ruskin University, says results are ‘incredibly exciting’.


Wave Photonics raises £4.5m for light-based computer chips

Wave Photonics raises £4.5m for light-based computer chips

Wave Photonics raises £4.5m for light-based computer chips

Cambridge deep tech start-up developing photonics designs.


King’s Birthday Honours 2024: All those honoured in Cambridgeshire as John Rutter is knighted and Prof Christine Holt is made a CBE

King’s Birthday Honours 2024: All those honoured in Cambridgeshire as John Rutter is knighted and Prof Christine Holt is made a CBE

King’s Birthday Honours 2024: All those honoured in Cambridgeshire as John Rutter is knighted and Prof Christine Holt is made a CBE

From a long-serving parish councillor to leading academics, the Cambridge region is well represented.


King’s Birthday Honours 2024: Professor Tony Kouzarides is knighted for services to healthcare innovation and delivery

King’s Birthday Honours 2024: Professor Tony Kouzarides is knighted for services to healthcare innovation and delivery

King’s Birthday Honours 2024: Professor Tony Kouzarides is knighted for services to healthcare innovation and delivery

Professor Kouzarides is ‘delighted’ to receive the honour.


Charged charcoal ‘sponge’ can capture carbon dioxide directly from air, University of Cambridge researchers show

Charged charcoal ‘sponge’ can capture carbon dioxide directly from air, University of Cambridge researchers show

Charged charcoal ‘sponge’ can capture carbon dioxide directly from air, University of Cambridge researchers show

The ‘crazy idea’ was dreamt up in Covid lockdowns.


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