Functional MRI scan

Why are we so fat?

01 Apr 2007

For some people, the urge to eat is uncontrollable. Cambridge scientists have taken us a step closer to understanding the causes of obesity by studying a group of patients for whom overeating is an everyday event.

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Changing Luck for the Better

The psychology of gambling

01 Apr 2007

Gambling is a thriving form of entertainment in the UK, but may also become a form of addiction for some individuals. Just why do people gamble when ‘the house always wins’? Advances in brain imaging techniques are helping Cambridge scientists find out.

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Biomedical research excellence at Cambridge

12 Dec 2006

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Cambridge, has been designated as one of the government's new Comprehensive Biomedical Research Centres, and will receive substantial new Research and Development funding from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).

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BA Festival of Science arrives in Norwich

31 Aug 2006

The BA Festival of Science will take place in Norwich from 2 – 9 September, bringing together over 300 of the UK’s top scientists and engineers, including Cambridge academics, to discuss the latest developments in science with the public.

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BA Festival of Science arrives in Norwich

31 Aug 2006

The BA Festival of Science will take place in Norwich from 2 – 9 September, bringing together over 300 of the UK’s top scientists and engineers, including Cambridge academics, to discuss the latest developments in science with the public.

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Teaching excellence rewarded

06 Jul 2006

Eleven University of Cambridge lecturers have been recognised for their excellence in teaching, at an award ceremony for the 2006 Pilkington Prizes on July 6.

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