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‘Vegetarian’ giant tortoise filmed attacking and eating seabird

The hunting tortoise was seen in July 2020 on Frégate Island, a privately owned island in the Seychelles group managed for ecotourism, where around 3,000 tortoises live. Other tortoises in the same...

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10,000 autistic people to take part in the UK’s largest study of autism

Spectrum 10K is led by researchers at the world-leading Autism Research Centre (ARC), the University of Cambridge, together with the Wellcome Sanger Institute and University of California Los Angeles...

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Hospital-acquired COVID-19 tends to be picked up from other patients, not...

The study provides previously unprecedented detail on how infections might spread in a hospital context, showing that a minority of individuals can cause most of the transmission. The researchers...

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Female scientists lead Cambridge success in Royal Society awards

Burnell is one of twelve former and current Cambridge researchers, including six women, to be recognised in 2021 for their exceptional research and outstanding contributions to science. Dame Jocelyn...

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Farmed carnivores may become ‘disease reservoirs’ posing human health risk

Farming large numbers of carnivores, like mink, could allow the formation of undetected ‘disease reservoirs’, in which a pathogen could spread to many animals and mutate to become a risk to human...

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Cambridge-led team developing a simulator to help reach net zero flight

The simulator will capture the whole aviation sector, from the sources of renewable electricity and raw materials to the production and transport of fuel, and the introduction of new aircraft...

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Scientists set out immediate actions and future research priorities to help...

Achieving this target will require a mix of technological, societal and nature-based solutions working together to enable systemic change. Research in the 2020s must be prioritised into solutions for...

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New class of habitable exoplanets are 'a big step forward' in the search for...

In the search for life elsewhere, astronomers have mostly looked for planets of a similar size, mass, temperature and atmospheric composition to Earth. However, astronomers from the University of...

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Vice-Chancellor elected to Institute of International Law

The Institute is an independent, non-profit educational institution made up of leading international public lawyers. It is dedicated to the development of international law, including the technical...

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Cambridge-authored book explores how artificial intelligence could help...

Intelligent Decarbonisation– a new book bringing together experts from the fields of science, law, finance, industry, and government – shows that a combination of digital technologies with AI can help...

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Patients with SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant were more likely to be admitted to...

In a new study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, researchers at Public Health England and the MRC Biostatistics Unit, University of Cambridge, found that the estimated risk of hospital...

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STEM SMART widening participation pilot will provide additional learning for...

The 17-month STEM SMART programme will support talented students’ classroom studies in maths and science throughout their final year-and-a-half at school - from the second term of Year 12 to their...

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New mechanism preventing toxic DNA lesions opens up therapeutic avenues for...

Researchers say the breakthrough study, published in Cell Reports, could lead to much needed therapies for the rare genetic disease, which is currently incurable.   Huntington's disease is a...

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Nano ‘camera’ made using molecular glue allows real-time monitoring of...

The device, made by a team from the University of Cambridge, combines tiny semiconductor nanocrystals called quantum dots and gold nanoparticles using molecular glue called cucurbituril (CB). When...

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Going up: birds and mammals evolve faster if their home is rising

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have combined reconstructions of the Earth’s changing surface elevations over the past three million years with data on climate change over this timeframe,...

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Applications open for new Cambridge Foundation Year’s first student intake

The application deadline is 26 January 2022 – not 15 October 2021 as for other Cambridge undergraduate courses. In addition to the information provided on the Foundation Year’s dedicated website, the...

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Spread of Delta SARS-CoV-2 variant driven by combination of immune escape and...

The Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2, which has become the dominant variant in countries including India and the UK, has most likely spread through its ability to evade neutralising antibodies and its...

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Gut bacteria accumulate many common medications and may reduce their...

These interactions - seen for many drugs including those used to treat depression, diabetes, and asthma - could help researchers to better understand how drug effectiveness and side-effects differ...

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Four Cambridge researchers recognised in the 2022 Breakthrough Prizes

Professors Shankar Balasubramanian and David Klenerman, from Cambridge’s Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry, have been awarded the 2022 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences – the world’s largest...

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‘Levelling up’ met with widespread scepticism across England, survey study...

More than half of people across England (53%) think the government’s ‘levelling up’ strategy will either make no difference locally or result in less money for their area, according to a new survey...

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