Cambridge-led team developing a simulator to help reach net zero flight

The University of Cambridge has announced the launch of the Aviation Impact Accelerator (AIA) – an international group of experts in aerospace, economics,

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Aug. 25, 2021 ~4 min

Scientists set out immediate actions and future research priorities to help UK to reach net zero target

A new paper by leading UK scientists sets out key solutions and policy actions that should be implemented now, as well as priority research areas for the next

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Aug. 25, 2021 ~5 min

Farmed carnivores may become ‘disease reservoirs’ posing human health risk

Carnivorous animals lack key genes needed to detect and respond to infection by pathogens, a study has found.

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Aug. 24, 2021 ~3 min

Female scientists lead Cambridge success in Royal Society awards

Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell has become only the second woman to be awarded the Royal Society’s prestigious Copley Medal, the world’s oldest scientific

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Aug. 24, 2021 ~5 min

Hospital-acquired COVID-19 tends to be picked up from other patients, not from healthcare workers

The majority of patients who contracted COVID-19 while in hospital did so from other patients rather than from healthcare workers, concludes a new study from

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Aug. 24, 2021 ~4 min

10,000 autistic people to take part in the UK’s largest study of autism

An ambitious new research project, Spectrum 10K, launches today and will recruit 10,000 autistic individuals, as well as their relatives, living in the UK.

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Aug. 24, 2021 ~5 min

Integrated conservation strategies could simultaneously meet biodiversity, climate, and water objectives

Managing a strategically chosen 30% of land for conservation could safeguard 70% of all terrestrial plant and vertebrate animal species, while simultaneously

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Aug. 23, 2021 ~4 min

‘Vegetarian’ giant tortoise filmed attacking and eating seabird

Researchers have captured on film the moment when a Seychelles giant tortoise, Aldabrachelys gigantea, attacked and ate a tern chick. This is the first

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Aug. 23, 2021 ~3 min

Mathematical model predicts best way to build muscle

Researchers have developed a mathematical model that can predict the optimum exercise regime for building muscle.

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Aug. 23, 2021 ~8 min

Worsening GP shortages in disadvantaged areas likely to widen health inequalities

Areas of high socioeconomic disadvantaged are being worst hit by shortages of GPs, a trend that is only worsening with time and is likely to widen pre-existing

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Aug. 18, 2021 ~6 min

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