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Cocaine addiction: Scientists discover ‘back door’ into the brain

A second study from the team suggests that a drug used to treat paracetamol overdose may be able to help individuals who want to break their addiction and stop their damaging cocaine seeking habits....

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Bronze Age stilt houses unearthed in East Anglian Fens

Archaeologists have revealed exceptionally well-preserved Bronze Age dwellings during an excavation at Must Farm quarry in the East Anglian fens that is providing an extraordinary insight into...

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High ozone levels in tropical Pacific caused by fires burning in Africa and Asia

While efforts to limit emissions of greenhouse gases, including ozone, tend to focus on industrial activities and the burning of fossil fuels, a new study suggests that future regulations may need to...

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Secretary-General of the United Nations to receive Honorary Degree

At a special Congregation in the Senate House, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, will admit His Excellency, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, to an...

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Meet the archaeologists making ancient rock art into 3D reality

High in the Italian Alps, thousands of stick-like images of people and animals, carved into rock surfaces, offer a tantalising window into the past. Archaeologists believe that the earliest of these...

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Local school takes classroom into space

On Wednesday 6 February, groups of enthusiastic children, aged 4-11 years old, at Icknield Primary School were taken to infinity and beyond during a day of classes that celebrated all things space,...

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John Maynard Keynes: great economist, poor currency trader

A detailed new study of the chequered currency-trading record of John Maynard Keynes might make today’s overconfident currency speculators think twice. While Keynes was one of the most famous...

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Brain waves could help predict how we respond to general anaesthetics

Currently, patients due to undergo surgery are given a dose of anaesthetic based on the so-called ‘Marsh model’, which uses factors such as an individual’s body weight to predict the amount of drug...

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Genetic ‘paint box’ shuffled between butterfly species to create new wing...

New research on butterfly genomes has revealed that the genetic components that produce different splotches of colour on wings can be mixed up between species by interbreeding to create new patterns,...

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University of Cambridge at the World Economic Forum 2016

The University will host an IdeasLab looking at how breakthroughs in carbon reduction technologies will transform industries. IdeasLabs are quick-fire visual presentations followed by workgroup...

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Ads for candy-flavoured e-cigarettes could encourage vaping among school...

E-cigarettes are now the most commonly consumed nicotine product amongst children in countries with strong tobacco control policies. In the USA, the 2014 National Youth Tobacco Survey found that...

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Opinion: Why are flexible computer screens taking so long to develop?

It’s common to first see exciting new technologies in science fiction, but less so in stories about wizards and dragons. Yet one of the most interesting bits of kit on display at this year’s Consumer...

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Why Spiderman can’t exist: Geckos are ‘size limit’ for sticking to walls

A new study, published today in PNAS, shows that in climbing animals ranging in size from mites to geckos, the percentage of body surface covered by adhesive footpads increases as body size increases,...

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Opinion: Harder than diamond: have scientists really found something tougher...

Ask most people what the hardest material on Earth is and they will probably answer “diamond”. Its name comes from the Greek word ἀδάμας (adámas) meaning “unbreakable” or “invincible” and is from...

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Fuel cell electrolyte developed to offer cleaner, more efficient energy

These new materials offer the possibility of either significantly improving the efficiency of current high-temperature fuel cell systems, or achieving the same performance levels at much lower...

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Evidence of a prehistoric massacre extends the history of warfare

The fossilised bones of a group of prehistoric hunter-gatherers who were massacred around 10,000 years ago have been unearthed 30km west of Lake Turkana, Kenya, at a place called Nataruk. Researchers...

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Opinion: Finding a hunter-gatherer massacre scene that may change history of...

The area surrounding Lake Turkana in Kenya was lush and fertile 10,000 years ago, with thousands of animals – including elephants, giraffes and zebras – roaming around alongside groups of hunter...

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Artificial intelligence and rise of the machines: Cambridge Science Festival...

Full programme now online | Bookings open Monday 8 February Will artificial intelligence be superior to or as creative as the human brain? Are we letting machines take over and give rise to mass...

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Opinion: How Davos power brokers can start tackling major environmental risks

The World Economic Forum (WEF) published its annual Global Risks Report in the run up to its annual meeting in Davos. Food and water crises, energy price shocks, biodiversity loss and ecosystem...

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Opinion: Skinnydipping, spies and shortages: Deutschland 83 brilliantly...

SPOILER ALERT: This article contains spoilers for early episodes of Deutschland 83 One of the first things that happens in the first episode of Deutschland 83, the riveting German Cold War spy drama...

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