Research using gambling techniques shows that even very recent experiences carry a ‘temporal markdown’ so that those more immediate carry disproportionate weight in decision-making, meaning that a ‘happy ending’ can wildly skew what we think we should do next over what experience would tell us.
Dr Roy D. Patterson has been awarded the Silver Medal of the Acoustical Society of America for outstanding achievement in acoustics research.
A new imaging facility offers researchers in Cambridge and beyond the chance to see what lies within objects, without breaking them open.
Increased levels of stress hormones can lead pregnant mice to overeat, but affect growth of the foetus and, potentially, the long term health of the offspring, according to a study published today.
Cambridge joins a select group of universities thanks to national recognition for work on gender equality.
Stem cells – the body’s master cells – demonstrate a bizarre property never before seen at a cellular level, according to a study published today from scientists at the University of Cambridge.