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Caterpillar found to eat shopping bags, suggesting biodegradable solution to plastic pollution
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The OCD Brain: how animal research helps us understand a devastating condition
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New study shakes the roots of the dinosaur family tree
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Discarded History exhibition lifts the lid on 1,000 years of medieval history
Treasures from the world’s largest and most important collection of medieval Jewish manuscripts – chronicling 1,000 years of history in Old Cairo – have gone on display in Cambridge today for a six-month-long exhibition at Cambridge University Library.
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The Hebrew teacher who opens doors to learning
She loves the silence of libraries and learnt to ride a bicycle at the age of 38. Hagar Ben-Zion teaches Hebrew at the Language Centre and catalogues Hebrew books at the University Library. Her students think she should be a stand-up comedian.
Miniature ‘womb lining’ grown in lab could reveal secrets of menstrual cycle and early pregnancy
Scientists at the University of Cambridge have succeeded in growing miniature functional models of the lining of the womb (uterus) in culture. These organoids, as they are known, could provide new insights into the early stages of pregnancy and conditions such as endometriosis, a painful condition that affects as many as two million women in the UK.
New cohort of Gates Cambridge Scholars announced
Ninety new Gates Cambridge Scholars will form the Class of 2017. It comprises students from 34 nationalities, and includes the first Native American Scholar, as well as the first ever Scholars from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Luxembourg.
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Zooming in on Cancer
Cancer is a devastating disease, and one of the largest killers in the Western world. This week, in a special show, Kat Arney investigates how scientists are fighting back, from building tumours in the lab to a "Google Earth" for cancer.
Listen: Cambridge experts talk post-Brexit options for the UK
On 30 March, the day after the 'triggering' of Article 50 began the official Brexit process, a group of University of Cambridge lawyers, economists, historians and tax experts gathered in Peterhouse.
Opinion: Neuralink wants to wire your brain to the internet – what could possibly go wrong?
03 May 2017
A company in Silicon Valley claims to be developing a "whole brain interface” for communicating wirelessly with the world.
Measuring ripples in the cosmic web
29 April 2017
Astronomers have made the first measurements of small-scale fluctuations in the cosmic web 2 billion years after the Big Bang. These measurements were conducted...
One Hundred Days of Trump
28 April 2017
Professor Andrew Preston examines the origins of the first hundred days as a measure of presidential success in American politics.
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