University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

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Location: Cambridge
The Old Schools, Trinity Ln, Cambridge CB2 1TN, UK
Health - Apr 12
A unique residential study has concluded that, contrary to perceived wisdom, people with eating disorders do not lose self-control - leading to binge-eating - in response to stress. The findings of the Cambridge-led research are published today in the Journal of Neuroscience .
Physics - Apr 12

Researchers have used a technique similar to MRI to follow the movement of individual atoms in real time as they cluster together to form two-dimensional materials, which are a single atomic layer thick.

Life Sciences - Apr 12
Life Sciences

CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing can lead to unintended mutations at the targeted section of DNA in early human embryos, researchers have revealed.

Pedagogy - Apr 6

A generation of talented but disadvantaged children are being denied access to higher education because academic success in lower and middle-income countries is continually 'protected by wealth', a study has found.

Environment - Mar 31

Using satellite data to 'see in the dark', researchers have shown for the first time that lakes on the Greenland Ice Sheet drain during winter, a finding with implications for the speed at which the world's second-largest ice sheet flows to the ocean.

Health - Mar 30

A new mathematical model suggests that the easing of lockdown must be accompanied by wider and more effective use of control measures such as facemasks even with vaccination, in order to suppress COVID-19 more quickly and reduce the likelihood of another lockdown.

Pedagogy - Mar 29

Around one in 57 (1.76%) children in the UK is on the autistic spectrum, significantly higher than previously reported, according to a study of more than 7 million children carried out by researchers from the University of Cambridge's Department of Psychiatry in collaboration with researchers from Newcastle University and Maastricht University.

Health - Apr 12

Moving endangered species to new locations is often used as part of species conservation strategies, and can help to restore degraded ecosystems.

Pharmacology - Apr 9

Organ transplantation is a life-saving treatment for organ failure in humans, but there is a growing disparity between the number of patients in need of a transplant and the number of suitable donor organs available.

Environment - Apr 6

To make sufficient progress in the fight against climate change, scientists need to start taking religious groups more seriously as allies, writes Cambridge political scientist, Dr Tobias Müller, in Nature .

Life Sciences - Mar 31
Life Sciences

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have shown in animal studies that gene therapy may help repair some of the damage caused in chronic neurodegenerative conditions such as glaucoma and dementia.

Earth Sciences - Mar 29
Earth Sciences

Researchers have uncovered evidence suggesting that volcanic carbon emissions were not a major driver in Earth's most recent extinction event.

Pedagogy - Mar 26

An "astonishing" deficit of data about how the global boom in educational technology could help pupils with disabilities in low and middle-income countries has been highlighted in a new report.

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