Lack of computer access linked to poorer mental health in young people during COVID-19 pandemic

Cambridge researchers have highlighted how lack of access to a computer was linked to poorer mental health among young people and adolescents during COVID-19

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Nov. 14, 2022 ~6 min

Workplace cafeteria study finds no evidence that physical activity calorie-equivalent labelling changes food purchasing

An experiment carried out across ten workplace cafeterias found no significant change in the overall number of calories purchased when food and drink labels

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Nov. 9, 2022 ~5 min


First ever clinical trial underway of laboratory grown red blood cells being transfused into another person

Cambridge researchers are taking part in the world’s first clinical trial of red blood cells that have been grown in a laboratory for transfusion into another

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Nov. 7, 2022 ~6 min

Substance use disorders linked to poor health outcomes in wide range of physical health conditions

People who have a past history of hospitalisation because of substance use disorders have much worse outcomes following the onset of a wide range of physical

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Nov. 4, 2022 ~6 min

Why keeping it in the family can be good news when it comes to CEOs

Family CEOs are more likely to make employees feel positive about their workplace and stay longer, finds a new study.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Nov. 3, 2022 ~6 min

Can cosmic inflation be ruled out?

Astrophysicists say that cosmic inflation – a point in the Universe’s infancy when space-time expanded exponentially, and what physicists really refer to when

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Nov. 3, 2022 ~6 min

Catholic Church can curb carbon emissions by returning to meat-free Fridays

Even a small dietary change by a minority of UK Catholics had significant environmental benefits, say researchers, who argue that a papal decree reinstating

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Nov. 1, 2022 ~7 min

Just like humans, more intelligent jays have greater self-control

A study has found that Eurasian jays can pass a version of the ‘marshmallow test’ – and those with the greatest self-control also score the highest on

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Oct. 31, 2022 ~6 min


Companies’ ‘deforestation-free’ supply chain pledges have barely impacted forest clearance in the Amazon

More companies must make and implement zero-deforestation supply chain commitments in order to significantly reduce deforestation and protect diverse

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

UK police fail to meet 'legal and ethical standards' in use of facial recognition

Researchers devise an audit to test whether police deployment of facial recognition poses a threat to fundamental human rights, and analyse three instances of

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Oct. 27, 2022 ~5 min

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