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Can machines read?

01 Feb 2008

Enabling computers to understand language might help users to overcome online information overload.

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Human placental villi showing signs of oxidative stress

Great expectations in pregnancy research

01 Feb 2008

Most pregnancies develop normally but when complications arise they can have devastating effects. Two recent initiatives in Cambridge hope to deliver a new understanding of events during this critical period of human life.

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Olga Tribulato as Tiresias and Marta Zlatic as Oedipus in Sophocles' Oedipus the King, 2004

Greek tragedy: setting the stage today

01 Feb 2008

With the curtains just closed on the 40th Cambridge Greek Play since the 1880s, Greek classicist Simon Goldhill reflects on how this creative genre still speaks to a modern audience.

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Artefact

A campaign of silent resistance

01 Feb 2008

A fascinating study of wartime artefacts is uncovering a story of symbolic resistance and creative necessity in the Channel Islands 60 years ago.

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