Crowded

The power of thinking big

23 May 2012

Population studies on a vast scale are providing the power to enable accurate risk assessment – and intervention – into cardiovascular disease.

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Detail from NASA Blue Marble 2007 West

Building our capacity to endure

13 Apr 2012

In its inaugural list of the top 50 most influential people for sustainability in the UK, Building Design magazine has listed three Cambridge academics. The range of work they do gives us an overview of just how broad the meaning of sustainability is.

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A forest

Use a laser, save a tree

14 Mar 2012

Laser un-printers that can remove toner from scrap paper so that it can be used again may be coming to an office near you in the future, results from a new Cambridge study show.

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Tunnel

Infrastructure revolution

09 Feb 2012

Technology has advanced to the point where the condition of bridges, tunnels and buildings can be monitored in unprecedented detail. Now a new Centre at Cambridge has been formed to kick-start the smart infrastructure revolution.

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New solar cell

Here comes the sun…

08 Feb 2012

Scientists have developed a new kind of solar cell which could capture significantly more of the energy from the sun than current cells.

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