John Speed's proof map of Cambridgeshire

Mapping the origins of a masterpiece

21 April 2011

Published 400 years ago, the first comprehensive atlas of Great Britain is being celebrated by Cambridge University Library, home to one of only five surviving...

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Leonardo Da Vinci's depiction of the Last Supper

The Penultimate Supper?

17 April 2011

The Last Supper of Jesus Christ was on the Wednesday, and not the Thursday, before his death, according to a new study which claims to...

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Image shows a variety of cuckoo finches each adapted to mimic a different host species or colour morph

Biological arms races in birds

13 April 2011

New research reveals how biological arms races between cuckoos and host birds can escalate into a competition between the host evolving new, unique egg patterns...

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Pearl oyster with pearl

Mussel your way into new exhibition

13 April 2011

Some of planet Earth’s longest living inhabitants are the focus of a major new exhibition and website brought to life by Cambridge University’s Museum of...

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