Still from Memories of old awake

Cambridge Ideas - Memories Of Old Awake

26 September 2011

Cambridge University academic, Dr Emily Lethbridge, is breathing new life and understanding into the centuries-old Sagas of Icelanders (Íslendingasögur) during a unique year-long research trip....

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Cambridge on Instagram

Smartphone art

25 September 2011

As mobile phone cameras improve, emerging forms of social media are basing themselves in ‘iPhoneography’. While social media is often held up as an example...

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Drug pushing in the New Europe

23 September 2011

A new study reveals how drug reimbursement policy in Poland is leaving gaping loopholes for pharmaceutical firms to exploit, raising questions about other, post-communist, EU...

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Close-up of the moss pots incorporated into a novel table developed at Cambridge University.

The hidden power of moss

22 September 2011

Scientists at Cambridge University are exhibiting a prototype table that demonstrates how biological fuel cells can harness energy from plants.

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