Peak District

Going feral

01 Sep 2007

Are there any wild places left in Britain and Ireland? Robert Macfarlane has travelled in search of them, reflecting on the meaning of ‘wildness’ and the nature writing tradition.

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Can a voice identify a criminal?

01 Sep 2007

Innovative research in the Department of Linguistics suggests that dynamic features of speech could provide a clue to forensic speaker identification.

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Hormone regulates fondness for food

10 Aug 2007

Scientists have discovered that leptin, one of the key hormones responsible for reducing hunger and increasing the feeling of fullness, also controls our fondness for food. The report is published in today's edition of Science Express.

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The singing professor

01 Aug 2007

University of Cambridge Professor Ron Laskey will be singing more of his "Songs for Cynical Scientists" at an evening of science comedy and cabaret tonight, August 2 at 8pm.

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Young archaeologists dig up a mystery

04 Jul 2007

Watch how a group of teenagers taking part in a Cambridge University archaeological dig unexpectedly unearthed the mysterious remains of a woman who could be more than 1,000 years old.

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