Music in the tree of life

Music in the tree of life

18 Mar 2015

Modern scientific methods for mapping the evolution of species are being applied to centuries-old hand-copied music, providing new inspiration for how it is performed.

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Close-up of the moss pots incorporated into a novel table developed at Cambridge University.

The hidden power of moss

22 Sep 2011

Scientists at Cambridge University are exhibiting a prototype table that demonstrates how biological fuel cells can harness energy from plants.

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Plants

Plants not guilty of making greenhouse gases

14 Jan 2009

A study led by scientists at Cambridge University and Royal Holloway, University of London, has shown that plants are not guilty of creating tens of millions of tonnes of the potent greenhouse gas methane, despite earlier reports.

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