New research will use space telescopes to monitor energy efficiency of buildings

The University of Cambridge is one of 21 organisations awarded a share of over £7 million in funding meant to put the UK at the forefront of the latest

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Dec. 7, 2020 ~5 min

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First Master’s programme on managing the risks of AI launched by Cambridge

The UK’s first Master’s degree in one of the biggest issues of modern times, the responsible use of artificial intelligence (AI), is being launched by the

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Dec. 7, 2020 ~6 min

education artificial-intelligence

Gaia: scientists take a step closer to revealing origins of our galaxy

An international team of astronomers, led by the University of Cambridge, announced the most detailed ever catalogue of the stars in a huge swathe of our Milky

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Dec. 3, 2020 ~4 min

space astronomy star galaxy gaia milky-way

No country ‘immune’ to COVID-19 economic shock, but Asian nations will bounce back faster

Study uses forty years of quarterly data to forecast a lengthy global recession resulting from coronavirus, with the manufacturing bases of China and East Asia

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Dec. 2, 2020 ~6 min

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Scientists identify warning signs over effectiveness of HIV ‘wonder drug’ in sub-Saharan Africa

Dolutegravir, the current first-line treatment for HIV, may not be as effective as hoped in sub-Saharan Africa, suggests new research published on World AIDS

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Dec. 1, 2020 ~6 min

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Magnetic vortices come full circle

The first experimental observation of three-dimensional magnetic ‘vortex rings’ provides fundamental insight into intricate nanoscale structures inside bulk

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Nov. 30, 2020 ~5 min

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Connect to nature with '12 Days of Winter Wildlife'

Researchers and staff at the University Museum of Zoology in Cambridge are getting ready to share their enthusiasm for winter wildlife in a special 12-day

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Nov. 30, 2020 ~3 min

Fast-moving gas flowing away from young star’s asteroid belt may be caused by icy comet vaporisation

A unique stage of planetary system evolution has been imaged by astronomers, showing fast-moving carbon monoxide gas flowing away from a star system over 400

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Nov. 30, 2020 ~6 min

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Rhythm and bleughs: how changes in our stomach’s rhythms steer us away from disgusting sights

Does the sight of maggots squirming in rotten food make you look away in disgust? The phrase ‘makes my stomach turn’ takes on a new meaning today as

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Nov. 24, 2020 ~6 min

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Cambridge Dictionary names 'quarantine’ Word of the Year 2020

‘Quarantine’ has defeated 'lockdown' and 'pandemic' to be crowned Word of the Year 2020 after data showed it to be one of the most highly searched for on the

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Nov. 24, 2020 ~4 min

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