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Problematic smartphone use linked to poorer grades, alcohol misuse and more sexual partners

04 July 2019

A survey of more than 3,400 university students in the USA has found that one in five respondents reported problematic smartphone use. Female students were more likely be affected and problematic smartphone use was associated with lower grade averages, mental health problems and higher numbers of sexual partners.

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Biomedical research excellence at Cambridge

12 Dec 2006

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Cambridge, has been designated as one of the government's...

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Cambridge to contribute to mental boost

12 Oct 2006

Cambridge scientists are to be involved in a new initiative looking at ways to boost the mental abilities and health of the nation.

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Brain

Cognitive enhancement: on the frontline of neuropsychiatry

04 Oct 2006

Major psychiatric disorders are extremely common and their effects on behaviour, perception, emotion and cognition constitute an enormous...

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'Neuroscience and Society' - University of Cambridge Horizon Seminar

04 Oct 2006

Research Services Division (RSD) is hosting a seminar entitled 'Neuroscience & Society' as part of its Horizon series which profiles research at...

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Research Horizons

28 Sep 2006

The University of Cambridge launches a new magazine championing its cutting edge research this October.

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Cambridge neurobiologist wins Royal Society award

20 Jul 2006

Dr Andrea Brand has been awarded the prestigious Rosalind Franklin award for her groundbreaking contributions to the fields of developmental biology...

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Celebrating British Science

14 Mar 2006

Dr Danielle Turner from the University of Cambridge will be speaking today, Wednesday 15 March 2006, at the Celebrating British Science event which...

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200 years of science publishing now online at University of Cambridge

08 Mar 2006

First edition of ’‘The Lancet’ among seven million historic articles newly available at click of a mouse.

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200 years of science publishing now online at University of Cambridge

08 Mar 2006

First edition of ‘The Lancet’ among seven million historic articles newly available at click of a mouse.

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University launches new Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience

07 Mar 2006

Yesterday saw the official launch of the new Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience.

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Review of the year

22 Dec 2005

2005 was a momentous year for the University of Cambridge. Here are some of the stories which kept us in the headlines.

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Colour blindness sometimes an advantage

14 Dec 2005

A study has found that some ’‘colour blind’ people can see a variety of colours as diverse as those seen with the normal eye.

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