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University Enterprise Zone aims to drive innovation across Cambridge

20 September 2019

Cambridge is to establish a University Enterprise Zone as part of a new government initiative announced today by Universities Minister Chris...

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Artist's impression of the Cambridge Heart and Lung Research Institute

Cambridge Heart and Lung Research Institute receives major funding boost

10 July 2019

Chris Skidmore, Minister for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, announced on 10 July 2019 a £30 million award to the University of...

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Widely-available antibiotics could be used in the treatment of ‘superbug’ MRSA

24 June 2019

Some MRSA infections could be tackled using widely-available antibiotics, suggests new research from an international collaboration led by...

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Virtual reality can spot navigation problems in early Alzheimer’s disease

24 May 2019

Virtual reality (VR) can identify early Alzheimer’s disease more accurately than ‘gold standard’ cognitive tests currently in use, suggests new...

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Interplay between mitochondria and the nucleus may have implications for changing cell’s ‘batteries’

23 May 2019

Mitochondria, the ‘batteries’ that produce our energy, interact with the cell’s nucleus in subtle ways previously unseen in humans, according to...

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New prognostic test could enable personalised treatment of inflammatory bowel disease

03 May 2019

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have developed a new test that can reliably predict the future course of inflammatory bowel disease in...

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Blood pressure drug shows promise for treating Parkinson’s and dementia in animal studies

18 April 2019

A prescription drug to treat high blood pressure has shown promise against conditions such as Parkinson’s, Huntington’s and forms of dementia in...

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Young at heart

13 March 2019

Improvements in public health, education and medicine mean that our lives are much longer than at any point in human history. Thanks to studies of...

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Cambridge team develops technique to ‘listen’ to a patient’s brain during tumour surgery

16 October 2018

Surgeons could soon eavesdrop on a patient’s brain activity during surgery to remove their brain tumour, helping improve the accuracy of the...

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