Olivia Remes (Department of Public Health and Primary Care) discusses new research which suggests that generalised anxiety disorder is associated with a two times higher risk for cancer deaths – but only in men.
In the fourth of a new series of comment pieces written by linguists at Cambridge, Wendy Ayres-Bennett, Professor of French Philology and Linguistics, argues that the UK Government needs a coherent policy on languages as the country prepares to leave the EU.
Mark de Rond (Cambridge Judge Business School) discusses how exposure to terrible events may only tell part of the complex story of post-traumatic stress disorder.
Collaboration between business and academia can identify the most urgent research priorities to ensure the sustainability of food, energy, water and the environment, according to a new study.
Cambridge spin-out Carrick Therapeutics raises $95 million in funding, representing the largest-ever early stage investment in a UK university spin-out company.
Can we truly trust computers in ‘high-stakes’ applications such as robotic surgery, terrorism detection and driverless cars? Have the internet and social media driven an explosion in the number of conspiracy theories around the world? And how can we protect ourselves the increasingly ingenious cybercriminals?
Scientists have long suspected that the way materials behave on the nanoscale – that is when particles have dimensions of about 1–100 nanometres – is different from how they behave on any other scale. A new paper in the journal Chemical Science provides concrete proof that this is the case.
New study identifies four strategies and two key methods for scaling up social businesses in developing countries in order to meet the unmet needs of more than four billion people.