No country ‘immune’ to COVID-19 economic shock, but Asian nations will bounce back faster

Study uses forty years of quarterly data to forecast a lengthy global recession resulting from coronavirus, with the manufacturing bases of China and East Asia

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today ~6 min

covid-19 economics macroeconomic recession

Scientists identify warning signs over effectiveness of HIV ‘wonder drug’ in sub-Saharan Africa

Dolutegravir, the current first-line treatment for HIV, may not be as effective as hoped in sub-Saharan Africa, suggests new research published on World AIDS

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yesterday ~6 min

infectious-diseases drug-resistance

Magnetic vortices come full circle

The first experimental observation of three-dimensional magnetic ‘vortex rings’ provides fundamental insight into intricate nanoscale structures inside bulk

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Nov. 30, 2020 ~5 min

advanced-materials physics electromagnetism

Connect to nature with '12 Days of Winter Wildlife'

Researchers and staff at the University Museum of Zoology in Cambridge are getting ready to share their enthusiasm for winter wildlife in a special 12-day

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Nov. 30, 2020 ~3 min

Fast-moving gas flowing away from young star’s asteroid belt may be caused by icy comet vaporisation

A unique stage of planetary system evolution has been imaged by astronomers, showing fast-moving carbon monoxide gas flowing away from a star system over 400

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Nov. 30, 2020 ~6 min

space astronomy star comet

Rhythm and bleughs: how changes in our stomach’s rhythms steer us away from disgusting sights

Does the sight of maggots squirming in rotten food make you look away in disgust? The phrase ‘makes my stomach turn’ takes on a new meaning today as

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Nov. 24, 2020 ~6 min

spotlight-on-neuroscience neuroscience

Cambridge Dictionary names 'quarantine’ Word of the Year 2020

‘Quarantine’ has defeated 'lockdown' and 'pandemic' to be crowned Word of the Year 2020 after data showed it to be one of the most highly searched for on the

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Nov. 24, 2020 ~4 min

covid-19 dictionary lexicography

‘Spill-over’ effects show hidden value of prioritising education of poorest children and marginalised girls

International development projects that target the education of the world’s very poorest children and marginalised girls also significantly improve other young

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Nov. 20, 2020 ~7 min

education africa developing-world

New green materials could power smart devices using ambient light

Researchers have developed environmentally friendly materials that could harvest enough energy from indoor light to power wireless smart devices.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Nov. 17, 2020 ~5 min

engineering advanced-materials

Ethnic minorities at much higher risk of homicide in England and Wales

Calculations now familiar from coronavirus coverage – cases per 100,000 people – applied to ethnicity and homicide victimisation in the UK for the first time. 

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Nov. 17, 2020 ~5 min

crime policing statistics ethnicity

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