Cambridge and SAS launch partnership in AI and advanced analytics to accelerate innovation in the healthcare sector

The Maxwell Centre at the University of Cambridge and SAS, leaders in data and AI, are launching a partnership aimed at accelerating healthcare innovation

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yesterday ~4 min

New genetic test will eliminate a form of inherited blindness in dogs

Cambridge scientists have identified the genetic mutation that causes progressive retinal atrophy in English Shepherd Dogs, which results in incurable

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July 22, 2024 ~5 min

British Academy elects Cambridge researchers to Fellowship

Six academics from the University of Cambridge have been made Fellows of the prestigious British Academy for the humanities and social sciences.

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July 18, 2024 ~4 min

Soft, stretchy ‘jelly batteries’ inspired by electric eels

Researchers have developed soft, stretchable ‘jelly batteries’ that could be used for wearable devices or soft robotics, or even implanted in the brain to

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July 17, 2024 ~4 min

Mindfulness training may lead to altered states of consciousness, study finds

Mindfulness training may lead participants to experience disembodiment and unity – so-called altered states of consciousness – according to a new study from

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July 17, 2024 ~6 min

‘Diabetes distress’ increases risk of mental health problems among young people living with type 1 diabetes

Children diagnosed with type 1 diabetes are at significantly higher risk of a number of mental health issues, including mood and anxiety disorders, a study

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July 17, 2024 ~5 min

Ultra-processed food makes up almost two-thirds of calorie intake of UK adolescents

Adolescents consume around two-thirds of their daily calories from ultra-processed foods (UPFs), new research from the Universities of Cambridge and Bristol

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July 17, 2024 ~5 min

AI Chatbots have shown they have an ‘empathy gap’ that children are likely to miss

New study proposes a framework for “Child Safe AI” following recent incidents which revealed that many children see chatbots as quasi-human and trustworthy.

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July 15, 2024 ~8 min

Artificial intelligence outperforms clinical tests at predicting progress of Alzheimer’s disease

Cambridge scientists have developed an artificially-intelligent tool capable of predicting in four cases out of five whether people with early signs of

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July 12, 2024 ~8 min

Cambridge experts bust myths about family, sex, marriage and work in English history

On World Population Day, University of Cambridge researchers bust some of the biggest myths about life in England since the Middle Ages, challenging

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July 11, 2024 ~6 min