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Ancient DNA analysis unlocks secrets of Ice Age tribes in the Americas

The results have been published in the journal Science as part of a wide-ranging international study, led by the University of Cambridge, which genetically analysed the DNA of a series of well-known...

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Over half a million people take part in largest ever study of psychological...

Working with the television production company Channel 4, they tested over half a million people, including over 36,000 autistic people. The results are published today in the Proceedings of the...

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Gaia spots a ‘ghost’ galaxy next door

An international team of astronomers, including from the University of Cambridge, discovered the massive object when trawling through data from the European Space Agency’s Gaia satellite. The object,...

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Spitting Image archive comes to Cambridge University Library

A Margaret Thatcher puppet and the unbroadcast script and video tape for the pilot episode of Spitting Image have taken their place alongside the works of Newton, Darwin and other treasures at...

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Inside the mind of a young person

Read more here. Our brains begin to form in the womb but continue to take shape into adolescence. In a series of articles, we look at how the latest research could help us support children’s...

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How could multilingualism benefit India’s poorest schoolchildren?

The crowded and bustling streets of Delhi teem with life. Stop to listen and, above the din of rickshaws, taxis and buses, you’ll hear a multitude of languages, as more than 20 million men, women and...

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Top ten universities for animal research announced

The figures show that the ten institutions collectively conducted over one third of all UK animal research in 2017. All ten universities appear in the QS 2018 World University Ranking Top 200 and...

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How Churchill Waged War

Read our full Shorthand story here. A newly-published book by Churchill Archives Centre Director Allen Packwood illuminates the agonising decisions faced by the Prime Minister during some of the...

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Engineering artistry

The variety and beauty of engineering are on display in the images featured in the Department of Engineering's annual photo competition, the winners of which were announced today. Click here to see...

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Brexit and Trump voters more likely to believe in conspiracy theories, survey...

The largest cross-national study ever conducted on conspiracy theories suggests that around a third of people in countries such as the UK and France think their governments are “hiding the truth”...

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We are all 'others': teaching children to celebrate differences

At times of dramatic change and conflict, words can become weapons. Europe is transforming: migration, economic crises and Brexit are shaking the continent’s sense of identity, and debate has turned...

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Study in mice suggests drug to turn fat ‘brown’ could help fight obesity

While their study was carried out in mice, they hope that this finding will translate into humans and provide a potential new drug to help fight obesity. Obesity is a condition in which individuals...

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AI system may accelerate search for cancer discoveries

The system, called LION LBD and developed by computer scientists and cancer researchers at the University of Cambridge, has been designed to assist scientists in the search for cancer-related...

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‘Murder map’ reveals medieval London’s meanest streets

Stabbed by a lover with a fish-gutting knife. Beaten to death for littering with eel skins. Shot with an arrow during a student street brawl. Shanked by a sore loser after late-night backgammon....

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‘Mini-placentas’ could provide a model for early pregnancy

Many pregnancies fail because the embryo does not implant correctly into the lining of the womb (uterus) and fails to form a placental attachment to the mother. Yet, because of the complexities of...

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Pregnancy losses and large numbers of children linked with increased risk of...

Women who experience pregnancy loss and do not go on to have children are at greater risk of cardiovascular disease, such as heart disease and stroke, compared with women who have only one or two...

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The Lost Words: inspiring children to find, love and protect nature

First there was the finding that British primary school children were more at ease naming their favourite Pokémon character than they were at naming a hare, a deer or an oak tree. Then there were the...

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Spanish Flu: A warning from history

The early origins and initial geographical starting point of the pandemic still remain a mystery but in the summer of 1918, there was a second wave of a far more virulent form of the influenza virus...

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Cambridge alliance secures £72 million in government funding to drive...

The Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) at the University of Cambridge has joined a new alliance with the MTC (Manufacturing Technology Centre) and BRE (Building Research Establishment) to...

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Opinion: COP24: here's what must be agreed to keep warming at 1.5°C

The Paris Agreement of 2015 has a central aim to keep global temperature rise this century well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels and to “pursue efforts” to limit the temperature increase even...

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