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Study of neophobia in critically endangered bird species could aid conservation work, say Cambridge reseachers

Study of neophobia in critically endangered bird species could aid conservation work, say Cambridge reseachers

Study of neophobia in critically endangered bird species could aid conservation work, say Cambridge reseachers

They studied the Bali myna - of which only 50 survive in the wild.

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Cancer Research UK teams up with Sosei Heptares for clinical trial of cancer immunotherapy drug candidate

Cancer Research UK teams up with Sosei Heptares for clinical trial of cancer immunotherapy drug candidate

Cancer Research UK teams up with Sosei Heptares for clinical trial of cancer immunotherapy drug candidate

Patients under-served by existing immunotherapies could benefit.


Cambridge researcher: ‘Why I want to grow rainbow-coloured wheat’

Cambridge researcher: ‘Why I want to grow rainbow-coloured wheat’

Cambridge researcher: ‘Why I want to grow rainbow-coloured wheat’

Nick Fradgley is working with seeds that already grow into purple grains and has been cross pollinating other varieties of wheat.


Wellcome Sanger Institute launches global hub for genomic surveillance

Wellcome Sanger Institute launches global hub for genomic surveillance

Wellcome Sanger Institute launches global hub for genomic surveillance

The GSU will help tackle infectious diseases, including the Covid-19 virus and malaria, using sequencing.


Walrus from Space project enters next stage as British Antarctic Survey scientists head to Svalbard

Walrus from Space project enters next stage as British Antarctic Survey scientists head to Svalbard

Walrus from Space project enters next stage as British Antarctic Survey scientists head to Svalbard

They will verify data from the citizen science project.


Toads found up trees and in nestboxes by shocked University of Cambridge scientists

Toads found up trees and in nestboxes by shocked University of Cambridge scientists

Toads found up trees and in nestboxes by shocked University of Cambridge scientists

It had been thought they were terrestial animals.


Tailor Bio secures £650,000 grant for ovarian cancer collaboration with Illumina and University of Cambridge

Tailor Bio secures £650,000 grant for ovarian cancer collaboration with Illumina and University of Cambridge

Tailor Bio secures £650,000 grant for ovarian cancer collaboration with Illumina and University of Cambridge

The Innnovate UK grant will fund development of a test showing if patients will respond to doxorubicin.


AstraZeneca vice president cuts ribbon at Shelford Day Nursery in Great Shelford

AstraZeneca vice president cuts ribbon at Shelford Day Nursery in Great Shelford

AstraZeneca vice president cuts ribbon at Shelford Day Nursery in Great Shelford

Prof Sir Mene Pangalos was the guest of honour at the official opening of a new nursery specialising in STEM education and learning.


How Cambridge start-up Ideabatic is solving the last-mile vaccine delivery challenge in the developing world

How Cambridge start-up Ideabatic is solving the last-mile vaccine delivery challenge in the developing world

How Cambridge start-up Ideabatic is solving the last-mile vaccine delivery challenge in the developing world

Kitty Liao spent years working on the Large Hardron Collider at CERN and has now created a portable vaccine delivery system.


Five Cambridge scientists named among new EMBO members

Five Cambridge scientists named among new EMBO members

Five Cambridge scientists named among new EMBO members

They join a group of leading life scientists.


Extraordinary first images from James Webb Space Telescope discussed at Institute of Astronomy event

Extraordinary first images from James Webb Space Telescope discussed at Institute of Astronomy event

Extraordinary first images from James Webb Space Telescope discussed at Institute of Astronomy event

It hosted a talk as NASA revealed the jaw-dropping images


47 pictures as Heart and Lung Research Institute officially opens in Cambridge with ambitious target

47 pictures as Heart and Lung Research Institute officially opens in Cambridge with ambitious target

47 pictures as Heart and Lung Research Institute officially opens in Cambridge with ambitious target

It will house Europe’s largest concentration of scientists and clinicians in cardiovascular and respiratory science.


Evidence that mother’s gut microbes aid fetal development found by scientists

Evidence that mother’s gut microbes aid fetal development found by scientists

Evidence that mother’s gut microbes aid fetal development found by scientists

The work could lead to a method of reducing pregnancy complications.


Male dogs more likely to get transmissible cancer on nose or mouth, University of Cambridge scientists find

Male dogs more likely to get transmissible cancer on nose or mouth, University of Cambridge scientists find

Male dogs more likely to get transmissible cancer on nose or mouth, University of Cambridge scientists find

It is thought to be because they spend more time sniffing and licking female dogs’ genitalia.

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