Interactive tool helps people decide how best to protect themselves and others from COVID-19

Is it risky to sing in a choir? What are the risks of eating in a small restaurant? How much difference does it make to open windows or clean surfaces? New

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today ~5 min

Miniature grinding mill closes in on the details of ‘green’ chemical reactions

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have developed a new approach for observing mechanochemical reactions — where simple ingredients are ground up to

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Nov. 30, 2021 ~4 min


‘Transformational’ approach to machine learning could accelerate search for new disease treatments

Researchers have developed a new approach to machine learning that ‘learns how to learn’ and out-performs current machine learning methods for drug design,

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Nov. 29, 2021 ~3 min

Collaboration could enable cancer patients to get faster and more personalised treatment

GE Healthcare, the University of Cambridge and Cambridge University Hospitals have agreed to collaborate on developing an application aiming to improve cancer

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Nov. 29, 2021 ~5 min

‘Super jelly’ can survive being run over by a car

Researchers have developed a jelly-like material that can withstand the equivalent of an elephant standing on it, and completely recover to its original shape,

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Nov. 25, 2021 ~5 min

For the brain, context is key to new theory of movement and memory

Mathematical model could help in physical therapy and shed light on learning more generally. 

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Nov. 24, 2021 ~8 min

Two-metre COVID-19 rule is ‘arbitrary measurement’ of safety

A new study has shown that the airborne transmission of COVID-19 is highly random and suggests that the two-metre rule was a number chosen from a risk

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Nov. 23, 2021 ~5 min

Mystery of high-performing solar cell materials revealed in stunning clarity

Researchers have visualised, for the first time, why perovskites – materials which could replace silicon in next-generation solar cells - are seemingly so

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Nov. 22, 2021 ~4 min


Justinianic Plague was nothing like flu and may have hit England before Constantinople

‘Plague sceptics’ are wrong to underestimate the devastating impact that bubonic plague had in the 6th– 8th centuries CE, argues a new study based on ancient

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Nov. 22, 2021 ~8 min

Justinianic Plague was nothing like flu and may have struck England before it reached Constantinople, new study suggests

‘Plague sceptics’ are wrong to underestimate the devastating impact that bubonic plague had in the 6th– 8th centuries CE, argues a new study based on ancient

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Nov. 22, 2021 ~8 min

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