Exercising during pregnancy normalises eating behaviors in offspring from obese mice

Maternal obesity in pregnancy changes the eating behaviors of offspring by increasing long-term levels of particular molecules known as microRNAs in the part

Cambridge University News • cambridge
June 4, 2024 ~3 min

New open-source platform allows users to evaluate performance of AI-powered chatbots

Researchers have developed a platform for the interactive evaluation of AI-powered chatbots such as ChatGPT. 

Cambridge University News • cambridge
June 4, 2024 ~7 min


Rainforest wildlife under threat as below-canopy temperatures rise

Assumptions that tropical forest canopies protect from the effects of climate change are unfounded, say researchers.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
June 3, 2024 ~5 min

Cuckoos evolve to look like their hosts - and form new species in the process

Two decades of cuckoo research have helped scientists to explain how battles between species can cause new species to arise

Cambridge University News • cambridge
May 30, 2024 ~4 min

Earliest, most distant galaxy discovered with James Webb Space Telescope

The two earliest and most distant galaxies yet confirmed, dating back to only 300 million years after the Big Bang, have been discovered using NASA’s James

Cambridge University News • cambridge
May 30, 2024 ~6 min

Cambridge research receives £5 million boost for ‘world-leading’ cardiovascular research

The University of Cambridge has received £5 million funding from the British Heart Foundation (BHF) to support its world-class cardiovascular disease research

Cambridge University News • cambridge
May 28, 2024 ~5 min

US Food and Drug Administration approves Cambridge-developed artificial pancreas

An artificial pancreas developed by researchers at the University of Cambridge has been granted approval by the USA’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for

Cambridge University News • cambridge
May 24, 2024 ~2 min

Imperceptible sensors made from ‘electronic spider silk’ can be printed directly on human skin

Researchers have developed a method to make adaptive and eco-friendly sensors that can be directly and imperceptibly printed onto a wide range of biological

Cambridge University News • cambridge
May 24, 2024 ~7 min


One in two children with ADHD experience emotional problems, study finds

Cambridge scientists have shown that problems regulating emotions – which can manifest as depression, anxiety and explosive outbursts – may be a core symptom

Cambridge University News • cambridge
May 22, 2024 ~7 min

“I feel like I’m Alice in Wonderland”: nightmares and ‘daymares’ could be early warning signs of autoimmune disease

An increase in nightmares and hallucinations – or ‘daymares’ – could herald the onset of autoimmune diseases such as lupus, say an international team led by

Cambridge University News • cambridge
May 20, 2024 ~7 min

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