Researchers have developed a DNA test to quickly identify secondary infections in COVID-19 patients, who have double the risk of developing pneumonia while on ventilation than non-COVID-19 patients.
Submissions open for BBC National Short Story Award and BBC Young Writers’ Award with Cambridge University15 January 2021
Study shows how to determine the elusive motions of proteins that remain disordered.
Cambridge Foundation Year offers new route to undergraduate study for educationally and socially disadvantaged students13 January 2021
A Foundation Year offering talented students from backgrounds of educational and social disadvantage a new route to undergraduate study has been launched by the University of Cambridge.
High insulin levels during childhood a risk for mental health problems later in life, study suggests13 January 2021
Researchers have shown that the link between physical and mental illness is closer than previously thought. Certain changes in physical health, which are detectable in childhood, are linked with the development of mental illness in adulthood.
Researchers will use cutting-edge quantum technologies to transform our understanding of the universe and answer key questions such as the nature of dark matter and black holes.
The swirling currents occur when the rodlike structures that extend inward from the cells’ membranes bend in tandem, like stalks of wheat caught in a strong breeze, according to a study from the University of Cambridge and the Flatiron Institute.
Family courts are misunderstanding and misusing research around how children form close relationships with their caregivers, say an international group of experts.
Mindfulness courses can reduce anxiety, depression and stress and increase mental wellbeing within most but not all non-clinical settings, say a team of researchers at the University of Cambridge. They also found that mindfulness may be no better than other practices aimed at improving mental health and wellbeing.
Asymptomatic screening and genome sequencing help Cambridge understand spread of SARS-CoV-2 among its students11 January 2021
Since the start of the academic year in October 2020, the University of Cambridge has been offering regular SARS-CoV-2 tests to all students living in its Colleges, even if they show no symptoms.