Blood thinning drug to treat recovery from severe COVID-19 is not effective

A drug used to reduce the risk of blood clots does not help patients recovering from moderate and severe COVID-19, despite this approach being offered to

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Nov. 28, 2022 ~5 min

Most young people’s well-being falls sharply in first years of secondary school

Research based on data from 11,000 students charted an across-the-board fall in well-being, regardless of circumstances, between ages 11 and 14.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Nov. 23, 2022 ~7 min


The future of aviation: how will we fly to COP in 2035?

In the week of COP27 people across the world have flown to Sharm El Sheikh to discuss action on climate change. Aviation is a crucial way to bring us together

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Nov. 18, 2022 ~3 min

Cambridge Dictionary names 'homer' Word of the Year 2022

Homer, an informal American English word for a home run in baseball, is Cambridge Dictionary’s Word of the Year 2022, thanks to Wordle.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Nov. 17, 2022 ~3 min

COP must reverse rising pessimism over building sector decarbonisation, new study argues

Social media engagement with climate policy events is vital to reducing building emissions and ensuring environmental justice, research led by Cambridge

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Nov. 17, 2022 ~8 min

Mums’ activity levels may depend on number and ages of children

Less than half of mums meet the recommended levels of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity – and mothers of younger children manage to do the least,

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Nov. 16, 2022 ~4 min

Synthetic biology meets medicine: ‘programmable molecular scissors’ could help fight COVID-19 infection

Cambridge scientists have used synthetic biology to create artificial enzymes programmed to target the genetic code of SARS-CoV-2 and destroy the virus, an

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Nov. 16, 2022 ~6 min

Slow-moving shell of water can make Parkinson’s proteins ‘stickier’

Water – which makes up the majority of every cell in the body – plays a key role in how proteins, including those associated with Parkinson’s disease, fold,

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Nov. 15, 2022 ~6 min


Feeling poorer than your friends in early adolescence is associated with worse mental health

How rich or poor young people think they are compared to their friendship group is linked to wellbeing and even bullying during the shift between childhood and

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Nov. 15, 2022 ~5 min

Study of ‘polluted’ white dwarfs finds that stars and planets grow together

A team of astronomers have found that planet formation in our young Solar System started much earlier than previously thought, with the building blocks of

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Nov. 14, 2022 ~5 min

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