Sir Isaac Newton's notes among Cambridge web gallery 'treasures'

Cambridge University Library adds high-resolution images of its collection to a free culture site.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Aug. 30, 2020 ~2 min

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Rosalind Franklin centenary: 'She would have been totally amazed'

The sister of Rosalind Franklin says she would be surprised to be a "feminist icon" 100 years on.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
July 25, 2020 ~2 min

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Machine 'could quadruple' heart and lung transplants

The device managed to pump oxygenated blood into both organs in a world-first procedure.

By Richard Westcott • bbcnews
March 23, 2020 ~3 min

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Post office team picked for Antarctic Port Lockroy base

The team will spend four months franking stamps on tourists' postcards and counting penguins.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Sept. 20, 2019 ~2 min

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Female scientist's IVF contribution was 'unrecognised'

Letters from one the fertility treatment's pioneers says Jean Purdy contributed as much as him.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
June 10, 2019 ~2 min

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Cambridge science history museum reopens after renovation

The Whipple Museum contains 10,000 scientific instruments with many dating from the 17th Century.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
May 8, 2019 ~3 min

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Professor Stephen Hawking memorial plans 'no further forward'

Cambridge City Council has not decided how to mark the renowned physicist's life a year after his death.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
March 14, 2019 ~2 min

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Professor Stephen Hawking's nurse struck off over his care

Patricia Dowdy was accused of financial misconduct and failing to properly care for the scientist.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
March 12, 2019 ~2 min

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Prof Stephen Hawking commemorated on new 50p coin

The Royal Mint's tribute reflects the physicist's pioneering work and making science accessible.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
March 12, 2019 ~2 min

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Walsall siblings' stomachs removed over cancer risk

The early deaths of the siblings' mother and sister prompted them to be tested for a cancer gene.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Feb. 28, 2019 ~6 min

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