endangered culture

An endangered culture, on top of the world

12 Aug 2010

A project to document the unique language and culture of a remote Inuit community which is threatened by the effects of climate change is being launched by a University of Cambridge researcher.

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Four of the first cohort of Herchel Smith Research Fellows: from left to right, Yanwen Wu, Carlo Sias, Sacri R. Ferron and Tony Southall

A legacy of talented researchers

01 Aug 2010

From quantum physics to stem cells: the research of the University's first cohort of Herchel Smith Postdoctoral Research Fellows demonstrates the impact of a legacy.

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Small chemical fragments

Small is beautiful in drug discovery

01 May 2010

Cambridge scientists are employing fragment-based drug discovery approaches - a technique that involves "growing" potent drugs from tiny chemical fragments - to tackle tuberculosis and cancer.

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Hubble Snaps Sharp Image Of Cosmic Concoction

Photoshopping: The final frontier

08 Apr 2010

It's space, but is it art? Stunning images of the galaxy are fast becoming common currency thanks to technology like the Hubble Space Telescope, but a unique investigation at the University of Cambridge this week will seek to determine whether something strange is going on behind the scenes.

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