Cambridge researchers lead policy briefing on Nature-based Solutions for the climate and biodiversity crises

As societies face the triple challenge of avoiding the worst effects of climate change, protecting remaining biodiversity and improving human wellbeing, there

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April 30, 2021 ~5 min

Cancer rates in medieval Britain were around ten times higher than previously thought, study suggests

CT scanning used to uncover remnants of malignancy hidden inside medieval bones provides new insight into cancer prevalence in a pre-industrial world.

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April 30, 2021 ~5 min

Exploit plants’ ability to tell the time to make food production more sustainable, say scientists

Cambridge plant scientists say circadian clock genes, which enable plants to measure daily and seasonal rhythms, should be targeted in agriculture and crop

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April 30, 2021 ~5 min

Ability of multi-drug resistant infection to evolve within cystic fibrosis patients highlights need for rapid treatment

Scientists have been able to track how a multi-drug resistant organism is able to evolve and spread widely among cystic fibrosis patients – showing that it can

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April 29, 2021 ~7 min

Young people who experience bullying are more likely to fantasise about committing acts of violence – study

Experiencing bullying and forms of aggression in late adolescence and early adulthood is linked to a marked increase in the likelihood of having daydreams or

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April 28, 2021 ~5 min

New cancer algorithm flags genetic weaknesses in tumours

A new way to identify tumours that could be sensitive to particular immunotherapies has been developed using data from thousands of NHS cancer patient samples

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April 27, 2021 ~6 min

Scientists develop new class of cancer drug with potential to treat leukaemia

Scientists have made a promising step towards developing a new drug for treating acute myeloid leukaemia, a rare blood disorder. In a study published today in

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April 26, 2021 ~5 min

Teaching pupils to ‘think like Da Vinci’ will help them to take on climate change

Curriculum reforms which mix the arts and sciences will better prepare young people for the real-world challenges that will define their adult lives,

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April 23, 2021 ~6 min

Twelve Cambridge researchers awarded European Research Council funding

Twelve University of Cambridge researchers have won advanced grants from the European Research Council (ERC), Europe’s premier research funding body. Cambridge

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April 22, 2021 ~10 min

Cultivating ‘multilingual identities’ in schools could help reverse national crisis in language-learning

More young people may choose to study foreign languages to GCSE if they are encouraged to ‘identify’ with languages at school, rather than just learning

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April 22, 2021 ~6 min

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