Strategy helps eliminate blindness

11 Aug 2006

By promoting better hygiene, health education and donated antibiotics, blindness could be drastically reduced, according to an article by a University of Cambridge PhD candidate in this week’s issue of The Lancet.

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Naked Scientists science radio show goes platinum

10 Aug 2006

The ‘Naked Scientists’ do not warrant the alarming image that they inspire. It’s actually an interactive science radio show produced at the University of Cambridge and broadcast by the BBC, which has recently achieved the notable feat of 2 million podcast downloads in the last 12 months, making it one of the world’s most downloaded science programmes.

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Cambridge scientists honoured by Royal Society

27 Jul 2006

Three researchers from the University of Cambridge have been awarded medals from the Royal Society, the UK's national academy of sciences. The awards recognise their research contributions to respective fields.

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