Why life on Earth first got big

25 Jun 2018

Some of the earliest complex organisms on Earth – possibly some of the earliest animals to exist – got big not to compete for food, but to spread their offspring as far as possible. 

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Tidings of joy

08 Jun 2018

The beaches of Singapore are awash with a wealth of marine life, and Cambridge student Pei Rong Cheo is on a mission to promote and conserve it. Read more about her citizen science programme here.

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Plastic crystals hold key to record-breaking energy transport

24 May 2018

Scientists from the Universities of Cambridge and Bristol have found a way to create plastic semiconductor nanostructures that absorb light and transport its energy 20 times further than has been previously observed, paving the way for more flexible and more efficient solar cells and photodetectors. 

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