Pyramids of Giza and the Sphynx

Culture under threat

11 Dec 2008

The idea of culture is becoming synonymous with conflict and polarisation - and in the process putting some of the world's most precious heritage sites at risk - experts will argue at a major international conference this week.

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Niah-Cave, Borneo

Re-thinking the past, present and future

01 Feb 2007

Understanding our biological past is a tricky business. It's like trying to build a jigsaw puzzle when most of the pieces are missing. However, bioarchaeologists at the University of Cambridge are doing just that through the study of human-environment interactions within a historic and prehistoric framework, often with surprising results.

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The return of Ratty?

21 Dec 2006

Water Vole burrows found on a ditch bank on Cambridge’s historic Backs mean this endangered species could be re-introduced to the area.

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