Mark Greenwood and James Locke from the University's Sainsbury Laboratory reveal how plants tell the time and coordinate their cellular rhythms. This article was originally published on The Conversation.
Researchers have developed artificial ‘chameleon skin’ that changes colour when exposed to light and could be used in applications such as active camouflage and large-scale dynamic displays.
Researchers from the University of Cambridge are working with Jaguar Land Rover to develop next-generation head-up display technology that could beam real-time safety information in front of the driver, and allow passengers to stream 3D movies directly from their seats as part of a shared, autonomous future.
Climate change to shrink economies of rich, poor, hot and cold countries alike unless Paris Agreement holds19 August 2019
Study suggests that 7% of global GDP will disappear by 2100 as a result of business-as-usual carbon emissions – including over 10% of incomes in both Canada and the United States.
Coprolites from the Must Farm archaeological excavation in East Anglia shows the prehistoric inhabitants were infected by parasitic worms that can be spread by eating raw fish, frogs and shellfish.
Stormzy announces second year of 'The Stormzy Scholarship', a student funding scheme with Cambridge University16 August 2019
British musician Stormzy is delighted to announce that he is funding a further two undergraduate students at the University of Cambridge this autumn.
In the first year Cambridge has offered Adjustment places, 67 students from around the UK who did not originally get into Cambridge saw their dream of a world-class education come true after achieving stunning A-level results.
Percy Bysshe Shelley’s The Mask of Anarchy, the most celebrated literary response to the Peterloo massacre – which has its bicentenary on 16 August – drew on accounts of the tragedy written by the radical journalist and freethinker, Richard Carlile.
Fiona Iddon is a PhD student in the Department of Earth Sciences, where she studies volcanoes. Here, she tells us about making science accessible, being the first in her family to go to university, and working at the place where the horn of Africa is splitting away from the rest of the continent.
A team at the University of Cambridge has shown how, in osteoarthritis patients, the viscous lubricant that ordinarily allows our joints to move smoothly triggers a pain response from nerve cells similar to that caused by chilli peppers.