Contamination

Cleaning up contaminated land

01 May 2008

A recently launched project that unites academia with industry is addressing the need to decontaminate ‘brownfield’ sites for redevelopment.

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fishbone

Cod history

01 May 2008

The humble cod may be about to have its biggest impact on history since sparking “war” with Iceland in 1972.

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Chemical Engineering

Bridging the sensor gap

01 May 2008

CamBridgeSens - a strategic initiative to bridge gaps across disciplines, departments and research cultures - launches this summer.

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Uncertainty

Living with uncertainty

01 May 2008

Assessing the chance of something happening or not happening confronts us all the time. A new programme led by David Spiegelhalter, the Winton Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk, is helping improve people's understanding of the mathematics of risk.

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Clockwork

Clockwork plants

01 May 2008

How do plants tell the time and the passing of the seasons? Plant scientists are enlisting the help of engineers in their quest to uncover the rhythms of circadian clocks.

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Recent Mural painting at Samding Monastery, Tibet

When a woman becomes a religious dynasty

01 May 2008

A rare Tibetan manuscript - a treasure that had remained hidden for centuries - set in motion a journey by Hildegard Diemberger that was to bring alive the still-unfolding story of a 15th-century Tibetan princess.

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