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Growing Underground

29 March 2021

In the heart of London there is a farm like no other. It's subterranean, sustainable and energy smart. It also has a digital twin looking out for its every need.

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The conservationist who started a Twitter trend and saved Nairobi’s wildlife

22 Apr 2021

Nyandire Reinhard believes the key to protecting ecosystems is to foster a love of nature in the community. He shares the story of how social media...

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Gates Cambridge class of 2021

14 Apr 2021

Gates Cambridge, Cambridge's leading international postgraduate scholarship programme, announces its Class of 2021: 74 new Gates Cambridge Scholars-...

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The researcher finding inspiration for the planet’s future in Latin American art

23 Mar 2021

Joanna Page has been exploring how work by Latin American artists can help to bring humanity back into a relationship with nature and give us hope...

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Is Social Media Changing Your Life?

16 Mar 2021

Social media: lifeline, or source of mental health problems? With its effects still not fully understood, Cambridge researchers discuss the best...

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European summer droughts since 2015 unprecedented in past two millennia

15 Mar 2021

Recent summer droughts in Europe are far more severe than anything in the past 2,100 years, according to a new study.

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Humans who search

12 Mar 2021

Stefanie Reichelt had long felt there was a disconnect between the public’s perception of scientists and reality. Armed with only a camera and a...

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A silent epidemic of grief

01 Mar 2021

Major changes in bereavement care have occurred during the COVID-19 pandemic, amid a flood of demand for help from bereaved people, according to new...

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The neuroscientist who champions LGBT+ equal rights

26 Feb 2021

Duncan Astle is a neuroscientist on a mission to understand why the brains of some children develop differently to others – and how it affects not...

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The cosmologist modelling the Universe with maths

18 Feb 2021

Dr Tobias Baldauf likes nothing better than seeing an equation ‘cross reality’. His work is helping us to answer some of the remaining questions...

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Cambridge researcher joins NASA science mission searching for signs of past life on Mars

18 Feb 2021

Professor Nicholas Tosca from the University of Cambridge is the only UK scientist selected by NASA to be part of the core science team for the Mars...

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Digital support

10 Feb 2021

Research published today shows how digital providers are coming together to support the mental health needs of millions of users unable to access...

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“Strength and courage”

10 Feb 2021

Confessions of a home-working and home-schooling parent.

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