The ‘Naked Scientists’ do not warrant the alarming image that they inspire. It’s actually an interactive science radio show produced at the University of Cambridge and broadcast by the BBC, which has recently achieved the notable feat of 2 million podcast downloads in the last 12 months, making it one of the world’s most downloaded science programmes.
For the first time ever, women are joining their male counterparts on an 85-year-old tennis tour that climaxes in a showdown between Cambridge/Oxford and Harvard/Yale.
Researchers are calling for tighter controls on the live reef fish trade, a growing threat to coral reefs, in letters to the international journal Science.
Archaeologists have unearthed a pair of bone fragments dating back almost 30,000 years and featuring minute designs carved by some of our earliest European ancestors.
Two specimens of one of the world’s oldest and rarest plants, dating back to the time of the dinosaurs, are now on view at the Botanic Garden in Cambridge.