Understanding our biological past is a tricky business. It's like trying to build a jigsaw puzzle when most of the pieces are missing. However, bioarchaeologists at the University of Cambridge are doing just that through the study of human-environment interactions within a historic and prehistoric framework, often with surprising results.
A ground-breaking professorship that will unify research into how to tackle the Earth’s waning biological diversity is to be created at the University of Cambridge.
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.