Watch amazing footage of how nanotubes form

02 Mar 2007

A Cambridge University-led team of scientists have successfully produced live video footage that shows how carbon nanotubes, more than 10,000 times smaller in diameter than a human hair, form.

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Climate change is chiefly man-made

02 Feb 2007

Professor Nigel Weiss, an expert in solar magnetic fields, has rebutted claims that a fall in solar activity could somehow compensate for the man-made causes of global warming.

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Modern day alchemy

Modern day alchemy: Gold for 2012?

01 Feb 2007

An ambitious research project headed by the University of Cambridge’s Computer Laboratory and Department of Engineering aims to revolutionise sports coaching using advanced sensor networks.

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Holographic indicator for heart problems

Revolution in near-patient diagnostics

01 Feb 2007

Good health is a basic human requirement for a high quality of life. Diagnostic tests and procedures are vital tools in the armoury of the physician to help confirm or rule out affliction with a medical condition.

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Owlstone technology

CUE help young entrepreneurs make ‘sense’ of business

01 Feb 2007

Cambridge University Entrepreneurs (CUE) organise the most successful student-run business planning and creation competitions in Europe. Since 1999, CUE has had over 450 entries and has awarded £280,000 in grants to 31 business ideas. These companies have raised more than £8 million of further funding and are currently valued at more than £22 million.

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match making

‘What have the Victorians ever done for us?’

01 Feb 2007

Modern Britain was invented sometime between 1830 and 1900. It's not just a question of industrialization, compulsory education, the right to vote (at least for men) or the growth of towns, important as all those particular processes were.

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