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‘The Next Leap Forward’ – four quantum technologies hubs to lead UK’s...

The National Quantum Technologies Programme, which began in 2013, has now entered its second phase of funding, part of which will be a £94 million investment by the UK government, via UK Research and...

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Women in STEM: Maria Skoularidou

I am developing new methodologies in the field of probabilistic machine learning (PML), an emerging research area that lies at the intersection of statistics and computer science. PML uses elements...

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Top UK organisations release annual statistics for use of animals in research

These statistics are freely available on the institutions’ websites as part of their ongoing commitment to transparency and openness. The figures show that the ten institutions collectively conducted...

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Opinion: Betting on speculative geoengineering may risk an escalating...

The opening of the Oscar-winning film The Big Short, a comedy-drama on the global financial crisis of 2007-2008, begins with a famous quote: “It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble....

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‘Crystal clocks’ used to time magma storage before volcanic eruptions

Researchers from the University of Cambridge used volcanic minerals known as ‘crystal clocks’ to calculate how long magma can be stored in the deepest parts of volcanic systems. This is the first...

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Women in STEM: Dr Kate Dry

Being part of a world-renowned research institute is a great privilege, and it is exciting to be part of a team carrying out cutting-edge science. I have been in my current role of Information...

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University of Cambridge adopts Science Based Target for carbon reduction

The University has also expressed an aspiration to be ten years ahead of its Science Based Target decarbonisation pathway at all times and to reach zero carbon by 2038. “Scientists have made it clear...

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High levels of oestrogen in the womb linked to autism

The discovery adds further evidence to support the prenatal sex steroid theory of autism first proposed 20 years ago. In 2015, a team of scientists at the University of Cambridge and the State Serum...

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Women in STEM: Valentina Ndolo

I hope my research will lead to the accelerated control, elimination, and hopefully, eradication of anthrax in Uganda as well as other countries in Africa and worldwide. I use mathematical modelling...

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New stem cell combination could help to repair damaged hearts

Researchers have found that, by transplanting an area of damaged tissue with a combination of both heart muscle cells and supportive cells taken from the outer layer of the heart wall, they may be...

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Prenatal parental stress linked to behaviour problems in toddlers

The team of researchers – from the Universities of Cambridge, Birmingham, New York and Leiden – say their findings highlight a pressing need for greater support for couples before, during and after...

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Machine learning to help develop self-healing robots that ‘feel pain’

The goal of the €3 million Self-healing soft robot (SHERO) project, funded by the European Commission, is to create a next-generation robot made from self-healing materials (flexible plastics) that...

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Women in STEM: Dr Anita Faul

I think the most fun I’ve probably had at work was when I programmed a movable camera to follow me around the room. I’m a mathematician by training and now work as a Teaching Associate in Scientific...

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Cambridge appoints Alta Director Tilly Franklin to lead University Endowment...

Franklin will leave her role as Director of Investments and Head of Private Equity at Alta Advisers, a London-based investment advisory firm and one of Europe’s leading single family investment...

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Governments are failing to understand global catastrophic risks and need to...

The plausible global catastrophic risks include: tipping points in environmental systems due to climate change or mass biodiversity loss; malicious or accidentally harmful use of artificial...

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Cambridge scientists reverse ageing process in rat brain stem cells

The results, published today in Nature, have far-reaching implications for how we understand the ageing process, and how we might develop much-needed treatments for age-related brain diseases. As our...

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AI used to test evolution’s oldest mathematical model

The researchers, from the University of Cambridge, the University of Essex, the Tokyo Institute of Technology and the Natural History Museum London used their machine learning algorithm to test...

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Women in STEM: Fiona Iddon

My sisters and I were the first in our family to go to university so I was very excited to get the chance to study Geological Sciences at Leeds. I’ve always had an interest in the natural world, I...

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Joint lubricating fluid plays key role in osteoarthritic pain, study finds

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. It causes joint pain and stiffness, and in some people swelling and tenderness of the joints. The condition affects an individual’s quality of life...

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A-Level results day 2019 #GoingToCambridge

After two years of hard work, A-Level students across the country are receiving their results today (15 August). Among them is the next intake of Cambridge undergraduates, whose hard work and...

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