sweet old kiss

A brief history of ageing

01 September 2007

As life expectancy increases, what can historical analysis of longevity tell us about limits to the human lifespan?

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The making of a Boat Race crew

01 September 2007

Mark de Rond spent 200 days with the Cambridge University Boat Club as an organisational ethnographer researching the social dynamics of high performance tea

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Peacocks

Can old brains learn new tricks?

01 September 2007

Although our brains deteriorate as we get older, Cambridge researchers are finding that some abilities are preserved through ‘flexible’ use of neural network

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Dictionary

Defining words

01 September 2007

Two very different projects in the University have at their heart the ancient craft of lexicography: the art of compiling and editing dictionaries.

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Fiber Optics

Guiding the light

01 September 2007

Pioneering research shines new light on our understanding of the way we see the world.

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Africa

Revitalising research in Africa

01 September 2007

Following recent funding from the Leverhulme Trust, a new programme of academic exchange kicks off in October in the Centre of African Studies, as the first

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