Heart surgery delays will cost lives, warns research

Pandemic has delayed lifesaving treatment for thousands of people with severe aortic stenosis. 

Cambridge University News • cambridge
June 17, 2022 ~5 min

Molecular 3D-maps unlock new ways of studying human reproduction

Scientists have identified the biochemical signals that control the emergence of the body pattern in the primate embryo. This will guide work to understand

Cambridge University News • cambridge
June 16, 2022 ~4 min


New approach topples major barrier to commercialisation of organic flow batteries

Researchers from the University of Cambridge and Harvard University have developed a method to dramatically extend the lifetime of organic aqueous flow

Cambridge University News • cambridge
June 16, 2022 ~5 min

Tumour ‘signatures’ could provide key to more accurate treatment for deadliest cancers

Scientists have found a way to identify and interpret ‘signatures’ that reveal the complex genetic causes of some of the deadliest cancers – which often have a

Cambridge University News • cambridge
June 15, 2022 ~3 min

No signs (yet) of life on Venus

The unusual behaviour of sulphur in Venus’ atmosphere cannot be explained by an ‘aerial’ form of extra-terrestrial life, according to a new study.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
June 14, 2022 ~5 min

Pre-school play with friends lowers risk of mental health problems later

Children who learn to play well with others at pre-school age tend to enjoy better mental health as they get older, new research shows. The findings provide

Cambridge University News • cambridge
June 14, 2022 ~7 min

Extreme weather and climate events likely to drive increase in gender-based violence

As the climate crisis leads to more intense and more frequent extreme weather and climate-related events, this in turn risks increasing the amount of

Cambridge University News • cambridge
June 13, 2022 ~7 min

Cambridge pop-up experience explores the Faustian pacts we make with digital tech

FAUST SHOP, a pop-up installation and performance in Cambridge asks visitors to think about their daily interactions with digital technology. And before they

Cambridge University News • cambridge
June 13, 2022 ~6 min


One in 500 men carry extra sex chromosome, putting them at higher risk of several common diseases

Around one in 500 men could be carrying an extra X or Y chromosome – most of them unaware – putting them at increased risk of diseases such as type 2 diabetes,

Cambridge University News • cambridge
June 10, 2022 ~5 min

Social isolation may impact brain volume in regions linked to higher risk of dementia

Social isolation is linked to lower brain volume in areas related to cognition and a higher risk of dementia, according to research published today in

Cambridge University News • cambridge
June 8, 2022 ~4 min

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