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The £2 billion vegetable and the agricultural future of the East

15 March 2019

From crop science to robotics, supply chains to economics, Cambridge University researchers are working with farmers and industry to sustainably...

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Cambridge spin-out starts producing graphene at commercial scale

12 March 2019

A recent University of Cambridge spin-out company, Paragraf, has started producing graphene – a sheet of carbon just one atomic layer thick – at...

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Skilling up, smart

04 March 2019

Businesses need the skills to adapt to new technologies, such as 3D printing, but when they emerge fast and change quickly, how do workforces plan...

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Brain training app improves users’ concentration, study shows

21 January 2019

A new ‘brain training’ game designed by researchers at the University of Cambridge improves users’ concentration, according to new research...

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3D ‘organ on a chip’ could accelerate search for new disease treatments

26 October 2018

Researchers have developed a three-dimensional ‘organ on a chip’ which enables real-time continuous monitoring of cells, and could be used to...

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New legal tool aims to increase openness, sharing and innovation in global biotechnology

11 October 2018

A new easy-to-use legal tool that enables exchange of biological material between research institutes and companies launches today.

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Ebola and Lassa fever targeted by new vaccine trial and improved surveillance

25 September 2018

Scientists hope that a new approach to vaccine development, combined with improved surveillance of potential future threats of outbreak, could...

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Low-cost AI heart monitor developed by Cambridge start-up

11 September 2018

A Cambridge start-up has developed a low-cost next-generation wearable heart and cardiovascular function monitor which uses AI to diagnose heart...

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Maggots and rotting food waste: a new recipe for sustainable fish and animal feed

31 July 2018

In a warehouse to the northeast of Cambridge are shelves upon shelves of trays teeming with maggots, munching their way through a meal of rotting...

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