Sherpas have evolved to become superhuman mountain climbers, extremely efficient at producing the energy to power their bodies even when oxygen is scarce, suggests new research published today in the Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).
Asian elephants are able to recognise their bodies as obstacles to success in problem-solving, further strengthening evidence of their intelligence and self-awareness, according to a new study from the University of Cambridge.
A student photography competition showcases some of the stunning visuals that result from modern Social Anthropology research
Jesus College Choir will be travelling to Mumbai this week to perform for and work with slum children as part of an ongoing project with the music outreach charity Songbound, which aims to change the lives of deprived Mumbai children through music.
The University of Cambridge and National Research Foundation, Singapore, have today announced plans for a collaborative research centre, specialising in energy efficient, low-carbon chemical process technology.
Watersprite: The Cambridge International Student Film Festival continues to grow in strength, attracting submissions from across the globe. This year, they welcome the director of several Harry Potter films and a host of the best young filmmakers.
A student on the Master of Studies in International Relations course, Damian Platt, has been awarded the MBE for his work in the favelas, or shantytowns, of Rio de Janeiro. Damian was given the award by HRH the Prince of Wales at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace in December.