A new route to evolution: how DNA from our mitochondria works its way into our genomes

Scientists have shown that in one in every 4,000 births, some of the genetic code from our mitochondria – the ‘batteries’ that power our cells – inserts itself

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yesterday ~6 min

Experts urge government to keep focus on levelling-up health

Experts are calling on the government to continue focusing on ‘levelling-up’ health, arguing that reducing the health gap is too important an agenda to abandon.

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Sept. 30, 2022 ~5 min


Traumatic brain injury ‘remains a major global health problem’ say experts

A new report highlights the advances and challenges in prevention, clinical care, and research in traumatic brain injury, a leading cause of injury-related

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Sept. 30, 2022 ~5 min

Breakthrough in understanding of how cancer spreads could lead to better treatments

Cambridge scientists have discovered that cancer cells ‘hijack’ a process used by healthy cells to spread around the body, completely changing current ways of

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Sept. 29, 2022 ~4 min

Set up reserve lab capacity now for faster response to next pandemic, say researchers

Researchers say a ‘human bottleneck’, due to historical cuts in public health funding, delayed the UK’s scale-up of COVID-19 testing in the early stages of the

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Sept. 28, 2022 ~5 min

Seawater could have provided phosphorous required for emerging life

The problem of how phosphorus became a universal ingredient for life on Earth may have been solved by researchers from the University of Cambridge and the

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Sept. 27, 2022 ~5 min

Cambridge recognised for its leadership in knowledge exchange

Cambridge’s leadership in knowledge exchange has been recognised in today's Knowledge Exchange Framework 2 (KEF2) results, published by Research England.

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Sept. 27, 2022 ~8 min

Lava from 2021 Icelandic eruption gives rare view of deep churnings beneath volcano

After centuries without volcanic activity, Iceland’s Reykjanes peninsula sprang to life in 2021 when lava erupted from the Fagradalsfjall volcano. New research

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Sept. 16, 2022 ~4 min


New phases of water detected

Water can be liquid, gas or ice, right? Think again.

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Sept. 14, 2022 ~5 min

Competition with China a ‘driving force’ for clean energy funding in the 21st century

Analysis of energy RD&D investment in major economies also found that commitments at COP21 yielded some positives. Ultimately, however, trends over this

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Sept. 12, 2022 ~6 min

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