David Norman (Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences) discusses the fossil discoveries that really made a difference to science.
Dr Bhaskar Vira (Department of Geography) is co-editor of the open access book Forests and Food, which will be launched at the Global Landscapes Forum in Paris next month. Writing in The Conversation, Dr Vira explains the importance of the world's forests in protecting global food security.
The Government has announced a £75 million investment in the University of Cambridge Cavendish Laboratory as part of Wednesday's Spending Review. This will be matched with a further £75 million from the University to transform the Cavendish, helping maintain Britain’s position at the forefront of physical sciences research.
Ever wondered if a fly can ride a bicycle, or whether you could survive only on water? A new website on evolution, created by Cambridge scientists and featuring contributions from luminaries including Sir David Attenborough, has some intriguing answers.
The family of the chief scientific officer from Ernest Shackleton’s famous Endurance expedition are to mark its centenary by completing part of his intended route to the South Pole and by digitising unpublished journals kept by their ancestor, James Wordie.
The Stephen Hawking Centre for Theoretical Cosmology receives honours in 2015 HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards
The Stephen Hawking Centre for Theoretical Cosmology (CTC) at the University of Cambridge has been recognised in the annual HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards, with the Readers Choice award for Best Use of High Performance Data Analytics
Astronomers have discovered some of the oldest stars in the galaxy, whose chemical composition and movements could tell us what the Universe was like soon after the Big Bang.