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Nanowires replace Newton’s famous glass prism

The device, made from a single nanowire 1000 times thinner than a human hair, is the smallest spectrometer ever designed. It could be used in potential applications such as assessing the freshness of...

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University of Cambridge admits record levels of underrepresented and...

One in four students at Cambridge will be from under-represented and disadvantaged backgrounds in the 2019/20 intake, while over two-thirds of UK undergraduates will be from state schools, according...

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Removing beef and lamb from menu dramatically reduces food-related carbon...

In October 2016, the University Catering Service (UCS), which is responsible for 14 outlets across the University of Cambridge and over 1,500 hospitality events each year, implemented the policy,...

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Cambridge and Nanjing break ground on 'smart cities' Centre

Cambridge Vice-Chancellor Professor Stephen J Toope joined Zhang Jinghua, Party Secretary of Nanjing City Party Committee and Nanjing Deputy Mayor Jiang Yuejian to turn the first soil at the site...

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University joins Mind initiative to boost mental health support

The pilot is being run under the collegiate University’s Student Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy which emphasises the importance of interventions designed to promote good mental health.   The...

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Young leaders from UK and Latin America tackle future at Shaping Horizons

They will explore how emerging technologies like those underpinning genomics, AI, clean energy, and smart cities can be used and regulated to create a more equitable and sustainable global community...

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‘Game-changing’ research could solve evolution mysteries

Researchers identified an almost complete set of proteins, a proteome, in the dental enamel of the rhino and the genetic information discovered is one million years older than the oldest DNA sequenced...

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Women in STEM: Dr Cohl Furey

I first became interested in fundamental physics in secondary school, when a teacher described the basic idea behind a grand unified theory.  Currently, physicists are able to describe the behaviour...

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Harnessing tomato jumping genes could help speed-breed drought-resistant crops

Researchers from the University of Cambridge’s Sainsbury Laboratory (SLCU) and Department of Plant Sciences have discovered that drought stress triggers the activity of a family of jumping genes...

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Nanoparticles used to transport anti-cancer agent to cells

Research led by Dr David Fairen-Jimenez, from the Cambridge Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, indicates metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) could present a viable platform for...

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Shakespeare’s mystery annotator identified as John Milton

It is well known that Shakespeare was a huge influence on Milton. From learning how to write nature poetry to creating charismatic villains, Milton’s debt to his forebear continues to fascinate...

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Cambridge appoints first DeepMind Professor of Machine Learning

Professor Lawrence joins the University’s Department of Computer Science and Technology from Amazon Cambridge, where he has been Director of Machine Learning for the past three years. He is also...

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New journal aims to tackle biggest problems in scholarly communication

Experimental Results aims to tackle the crisis in the reproducibility of results, provide an outlet for standalone research that currently goes unpublished and to make peer review faster, less onerous...

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Women in STEM: Sheen Gurrib

I am originally from Mauritius and I completed my undergraduate degree with an MEng in Materials Science from Oxford. I’m now finishing my third year of my PhD in the Cambridge Centre for Medical...

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Cambridge vs Climate Change | Vice-Chancellor's blog

In July this year, staff at the Cambridge University Botanic Garden registered the United Kingdom’s highest ever temperature: 38.7° C. Temperatures in the glasshouses rose to an unbearable 45° C. It...

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University Enterprise Zone aims to drive innovation across Cambridge

Research England, part of UK Research and Innovation, today announced 20 new University Enterprise Zones (UEZs) aimed at helping universities stimulate growth in their local economies, providing vital...

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New augmented reality head-mounted display offers unrivalled viewing experience

The device has an enlarged eye-box that is scalable and an increased field of view of 36º that is designed for a comfortable viewing experience. It displays images on the retina using pixel beam...

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Bookings open for 12th Cambridge Festival of Ideas

Politics takes centre stage at the Festival with sessions on everything from the future of democracy, the US elections, Brexit, the rise of populism, power politics in the Far East and growing schisms...

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Gendered play in hunter-gatherer children strongly influenced by community...

Based on observations of more than one hundred children in two different hunter-gatherer communities in sub-Saharan Africa, an international team, led by researchers from the University of Cambridge,...

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Women in STEM: Dr Alexis Braun

The major turning point in my career as a scientist happened only a couple of years ago during my first postdoc. I was given the freedom to develop my own project with the support of my current...

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