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Thatcher papers for 1988 reveal her 'deep enthusiasm' for the single market

Her speechwriting files for Bruges, including drafts and contributions from outsiders, are among more than 40,000 pages of Lady Thatcher’s papers for the year 1988 being opened to the public at...

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Why we just can't stop eating: the complex truth behind obesity

Britain has seen a dramatic transformation in recent years in its attitude towards food. We have gone from being a country ridiculed for its bland, carb-heavy cuisine, for whom the chicken tikka...

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Scientists generate key life event in artificial mouse ‘embryo’ created from...

The team, led by Professor Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz at the University of Cambridge, previously created a much simpler structure resembling a mouse embryo in culture, using two types of stem cells –...

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Cambridge to appoint DeepMind Chair of Machine Learning

The new chair, which will be based at Cambridge’s Department of Computer Science and Technology, will build on the University’s strengths in computer science and engineering, and will be a focus point...

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Military spending did not “crowd out” welfare in Middle East prior to Arab...

Research casts doubt on the widely-held view that spiralling military expenditure across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) “crowded out” investment in healthcare and public services, leading to...

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University primary school "outstanding" in 1st OFSTED report

Two inspectors visited the school to carry out their assessments. They found; From the opening in 2015, the headteacher has led the school with a tenacious, yet compassionate determination to ensure...

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Legislating labour in the long run – how worker rights help economies

There’s a familiar story that goes something like this: the post-war consensus was one of heavy regulation, dominant trade unions and the same job for life; then, in the 1980s, free market forces were...

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Baby’s sex affects mother’s metabolism and may influence risk of...

The findings, published today in JCI Insight, help to explain, for example, why male babies in the womb may be more vulnerable to the effects of poor growth, and why being pregnant with a girl may...

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Bridging the divide: philosophy meets science

The Templeton World Charity Foundation Project, spearheaded by Professor Sarah Coakley, the Norris-Hulse Professor of Divinity at Cambridge, saw three postdoctoral researchers placed into science labs...

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Homeward Bound

Earlier this year a team of 78 women from around the world took part in a three-week expedition to Antarctica, a trip that marked the culmination of the year-long Homeward Bound leadership programme...

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Underdogs, curses and ‘Neymaresque’ histrionics: Cambridge University Press...

There has been no shortage of surprises during this year’s competition, and this shines through in the language data. Expressions such as premature exit reflect that several of the predicted...

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Loneliness is contagious – and here's how to beat it

Loneliness is a common condition affecting around one in three adults. It damages your brain, immune system, and can lead to depression and suicide. Loneliness can also increase your risk of dying...

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Six Cambridge academics elected to prestigious British Academy fellowship

They are among 76 distinguished scholars to be elected to the fellowship in recognition of their work in the fields of archaeology, history, law, politics and prison reform. The Cambridge academics...

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Thatcher papers for 1988 reveal her 'deep enthusiasm' for the single market

Her speechwriting files for Bruges, including drafts and contributions from outsiders, are among more than 40,000 pages of Lady Thatcher’s papers for the year 1988 being opened to the public at...

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Why we just can't stop eating: the complex truth behind obesity

Britain has seen a dramatic transformation in recent years in its attitude towards food. We have gone from being a country ridiculed for its bland, carb-heavy cuisine, for whom the chicken tikka...

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Scientists generate key life event in artificial mouse ‘embryo’ created from...

The team, led by Professor Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz at the University of Cambridge, previously created a much simpler structure resembling a mouse embryo in culture, using two types of stem cells –...

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Cambridge to appoint DeepMind Chair of Machine Learning

The new chair, which will be based at Cambridge’s Department of Computer Science and Technology, will build on the University’s strengths in computer science and engineering, and will be a focal point...

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Military spending did not “crowd out” welfare in Middle East prior to Arab...

Research casts doubt on the widely-held view that spiralling military expenditure across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) “crowded out” investment in healthcare and public services, leading to...

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University primary school "outstanding" in 1st OFSTED report

Two inspectors visited the school to carry out their assessments. They found; From the opening in 2015, the headteacher has led the school with a tenacious, yet compassionate determination to ensure...

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New video game teaches teens about electricity

The game, called Wired, is available to download and play for free from today, and teaches the key mathematical concepts unpinning electricity. Electricity affects all of us every day, but is...

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