A Cambridge researcher will lead one of eight projects in a new joint UK-US research programme that is one of the most detailed and extensive examinations of a massive Antarctic glacier ever undertaken.
Transmissible cancers are incredibly rare in nature, yet have arisen in Tasmanian devils on at least two separate occasions. New research from the University of Cambridge identifies key anti-cancer drugs which could be trialled as a treatment for these diseases, which are threatening Tasmanian devils with extinction.
Researchers have shown that defects in the molecular structure of perovskites – a material which could revolutionise the solar cell industry – can be “healed” by exposing it to light and just the right amount of humidity.
Health warnings about complications related to Zika virus significantly increased demand for abortions in Latin American countries, according to a new study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Flash floods, burst riverbanks, overflowing drains, contaminants leaching into waterways: some of the disruptive, damaging and hazardous consequences of having too much rain. But can cities be designed and adapted to live more flexibly with water – to treat it as friend rather than foe?
An online recreation of Charles Darwin’s famous experiment on the expression of emotion is being launched at Cambridge University’s Festival of Ideas tomorrow (22nd).
How did a fragment of lava set in motion a journey to the Galapagos 170 years after Darwin’s epic voyage?
Through the Darwin Correspondence Project, a rich collection of letters held at Cambridge University Library is both transforming our understanding of one of the greatest scientists of the 19th century and providing a panoramic vision of the era in which he lived.