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US Food and Drug Administration approves Cambridge-developed artificial pancreas

Health - May 24

An artificial pancreas developed by researchers at the University of Cambridge has been granted approval by the USA's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use by individuals with type 1 diabetes aged two and older, including during pregnancy. We set out to help people with type 1 diabetes and their families live better lives and we're delighted that the FDA has [..] given the technology its approval Roman Hovorka This means that even more people living with the disease will be able to use this life-changing app.

Microtechnics - May 24

Imperceptible sensors made from ’electronic spider silk’ can be printed directly on human skin


Researchers have developed a method to make adaptive and eco-friendly sensors that can be directly and imperceptibly printed onto a wide range of biol

Health - May 20

’I feel like I’m Alice in Wonderland’: nightmares and ’daymares’ could be early warning signs of autoimmune disease

An increase in nightmares and hallucinations - or 'daymares' - could herald the onset of autoimmune diseases such as lupus, say an international team led by researchers at the University of Cambridge and King's College London.

Webb detects most distant black hole merger to date

An international team of astronomers, led by the University of Cambridge, has used the James Webb Space Telescope to find evidence for an ongoing merger of two galaxies and their massive black holes when the Universe was only 740 million years old.

Health - May 14

Over 20,000 people join search for new dementia treatments

More than 20,000 volunteers have been recruited to a resource aimed at speeding up the development of much-needed dementia drugs.

Health - May 9

Baby born deaf can hear after breakthrough gene therapy

A baby girl born deaf can hear unaided for the first time, after receiving gene therapy when she was eleven months old at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge.

Health - May 8

’Wraparound’ implants represent new approach to treating spinal cord injuries

A tiny, flexible electronic device that wraps around the spinal cord could represent a new approach to the treatment of spinal injuries, which can cause profound disability and paralysis.

Environment - May 3

Ice shelves fracture under weight of meltwater lakes


Heavy pooling meltwater can fracture ice, potentially leading to ice shelf collapse When air temperatures in Antarctica rise and glacier ice melts, wa

Psychology - May 22

One in two children with ADHD experience emotional problems

Cambridge scientists have shown that problems regulating emotions - which can manifest as depression, anxiety and explosive outbursts - may be a core symptom of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Life Sciences - May 17

Earth’s earliest sea creatures drove evolution by stirring the water

Life Sciences

3D reconstructions suggest that simple marine animals living over 560 million years ago drove the emergence of more complex life by mixing the seawate

Environment - May 14

2023 was the hottest summer in two thousand years

Researchers have found that 2023 was the hottest summer in the Northern Hemisphere in the past two thousand years, almost four degrees warmer than the coldest summer during the same period.

Health - May 13

Birth by C-section more than doubles odds of measles vaccine failure

Researchers say it is vital that children born by caesarean section receive two doses of the measles vaccine for robust protection against the disease.

Innovation - May 9

Call for safeguards to prevent unwanted ’hauntings’ by AI chatbots of dead loved ones

Cambridge researchers lay out the need for design safety protocols that prevent the emerging "digital afterlife industry" causing social and psychological harm.

Health - May 6

New vaccine effective against coronaviruses that haven’t even emerged yet

Researchers have developed a new vaccine technology that has been shown in mice to provide protection against a broad range of coronaviruses with potential for future disease outbreaks - including ones we don't even know abou

Health - Apr 26

Robotic nerve ’cuffs’ could help treat a range of neurological conditions

Researchers have developed tiny, flexible devices that can wrap around individual nerve fibres without damaging them.

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