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HIV remission achieved in second patient

The case report, carried out by researchers at UCL and Imperial College London, together with teams at the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford, comes ten years after the first such...

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Museum takeover and artist-led workshops mark International Women’s Day 2019...

Key University figures are also taking part in events in the city, and Cambridge University Press is throwing the spotlight on female writers by making a collection of books and journal articles...

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Cambridge to provide places to students who better their offer

From this summer, the University is to participate in the UCAS system of ‘adjustment’ which provides students with a second chance of getting on to their first-choice course. Adjustment is an optional...

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Mighty mites give scrawny beetles the edge over bigger rivals

In a study featuring a miniature ‘gym’ for beetles (complete with beetle treadmills), researchers from the University of Cambridge found that beetles who consistently lose out to members of their own...

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Sea ice acts as ‘pacemaker’ for abrupt climate change

An international study involving researchers from the UK, Norway, Germany Australia, South Korea and the US has confirmed that changes in sea ice cover in the Norwegian Sea played a key role in...

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Deep brain stimulation may significantly improve OCD symptoms, study suggests

OCD is characterised by unwanted intrusive thoughts and repetitive rituals and causes pronounced impairment in everyday life. In very severe cases, OCD patients are unable to leave their house or flat...

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Opinion: Why policymakers should care about location

The EU Referendum of June 2016 shone a light upon some of the deep fault lines contained within British society, throwing up profound and uncomfortable questions about what underpinned the differences...

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1989: The year Margaret Thatcher’s apparent mastery slipped away

Forty thousand pages of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s personal and political papers from 1989 are being opened to the public at the Churchill Archives Centre and online at the website of...

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Exhibition marks the 150th anniversary of the periodic table

The exhibition will be opened today (11 March) by the Russian physicist Professor Yuri Oganessian, who has the unique distinction of being the only living person with an element (oganesson) named...

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Cambridge establishes new centre for data science

The Cambridge Centre for Data-Driven Discovery (C2D3) will harness the knowledge of academics in data science, ethics, and from a wide range of disciplines, to research all aspects of this complex and...

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Cambridge spin-out starts producing graphene at commercial scale

Paragraf is producing graphene ‘wafers’ and graphene-based electronic devices, which could be used in transistors, where graphene-based chips could deliver speeds more than ten times faster than...

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Justice of the East: research on crime and rehabilitation in our region

Every day, on the streets of cities, towns and even villages across the East of England, young people take decisions that can – in a moment – alter the course of their life and the lives of others....

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Evidence-based web tool aims to better inform and refine need for treatment...

The tool, PREDICT Prostate, launches today to coincide with publication in the journal PLOS Medicine of the research that underpins it. It brings together the latest evidence and mathematical models...

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Report examines origins and nature of ‘maths anxiety’

The report was funded by the Nuffield Foundation, with additional support from the James S McDonnell Foundation. The UK is facing a maths crisis: according to a 2014 report from National Numeracy,...

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Molecular patterns could better predict breast cancer recurrence

In the first study of its kind, scientists at the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute at the University of Cambridge, in collaboration with Professor Christina Curtis at Stanford University,...

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How I got into Cambridge – students head home to share tips with school...

The annual Cambridge and Oxford Student Conferences series is taking place across the UK this month (March) - and will give accurate, up-to-date information to potential applicants and offer them the...

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Green tech startups see boost in patents and investment when partnering with...

Latest research on hundreds of new green technology companies in the US shows the patenting activity of a startup climbs by over 73% on average every time they collaborate with a government agency on...

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Inflammation links heart disease and depression, study finds

While inflammation is a natural response necessary to fight off infection, chronic inflammation – which may result from psychological stress as well as lifestyle factors such as smoking, excessive...

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Physician, heal thyself: engineering a new National Health Service

Alongside the Chinese People’s Liberation Army, Indian Railways and Walmart, the NHS ranks among the world’s largest employers. In England, it treats more than 1.4 million patients every 24 hours and...

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Changes in ocean 'conveyor belt' predicted abrupt climate changes

In the Atlantic Ocean, a giant ‘conveyor belt’ carries warm waters from the tropics into the North Atlantic, where they cool and sink and then return southwards in the deep ocean. This circulation...

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