Research explains how a unicellular marine organism generates light as a response to mechanical stimulation, lighting up breaking waves at night.
250 years ago, over one-fifth of Londoners had been treated for syphilis by their 35th birthday, historians have calculated.
COVID-19 is comparable to climate and extinction emergencies, say scientists from the UK and US – all share features such as lagged impacts, feedback loops, and complex dynamics.
This week, the University passed the key milestone of 100 reopened buildings, as researchers gradually return to the city and restart the work which was interrupted by lockdown, with new social distancing measures in place.
An intensive care specialist at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Charlotte Summers has spent the last few months dealing with the biggest challenge of her career. And after long, exhausting days, the weekly Clap for Carers caught her by surprise.
In the first of a new series, Selwyn College Catering Manager Matt Rowe tells of swapping ‘super formals’ for providing emergency supplies to the students who couldn’t go home – and says the experience has brought back some of the community he cherishes.
Naked mole-rats can live for an incredibly long time and have an exceptional resistance to cancer thanks to unique conditions in their bodies that stop cancer cells multiplying, according to new research.
Women who experience high blood pressure during pregnancy are more likely to develop heart disease and heart failure in later life, according to an international team of researchers.
Children whose fathers make time to play with them from a very young age may find it easier to control their behaviour and emotions as they grow up, research suggests.