Contamination

Cleaning up contaminated land

01 May 2008

A recently launched project that unites academia with industry is addressing the need to decontaminate ‘brownfield’ sites for redevelopment.

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Clockwork

Clockwork plants

01 May 2008

How do plants tell the time and the passing of the seasons? Plant scientists are enlisting the help of engineers in their quest to uncover the rhythms of circadian clocks.

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Dr Mate Lengyel 'in search of lost memories'

In search of lost memories

01 Feb 2008

‘I raised to my lips a spoonful of the tea in which I had soaked a morsel of the cake. […] And suddenly the memory returns.’ À la Recherche du Temps Perdu, Marcel Proust.

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Stacks of Clothes

Well dressed?

01 Apr 2007

As clothes become cheaper and fashion becomes 'faster', how are we to balance our consumption with environmental, economic and social sustainability?

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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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