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Astronomy - Nov 13
Astronomy
The Gaia satellite has spotted an enormous 'ghost' galaxy lurking on the outskirts of the Milky Way.  When we looked closer, it turned out we found something new Vasily Belokurov An international team of astronomers, including from the University of Cambridge, discovered the massive object when trawling through data from the European Space Agency's Gaia satellite.
Psychology - Nov 12
Psychology

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have completed the world's largest ever study of typical sex differences and autistic traits.

Psychology - Nov 8
Psychology

Wanting your child to have the best chance in life is natural for any parent. But by focusing too much on the 'skill' of parenting, are we losing sight of things that matter more - how we talk to and play with children?

Life Sciences - Nov 7
Life Sciences

Our ability to selectively forget distracting memories is shared with other mammals, suggests new research from the University of Cambridge.

- Nov 2
Credit: ARTBASH/University of Cambridge Primary School

More than just an outstanding Ofsted rating sets the University of Cambridge Primary School apart: it places research at its heart, informing education practice and furthering research at Cambridge's Faculty of Education and elsewhere.

Health - Nov 1
Health

Today we launch our new ' Spotlight on children ', a focus on research taking place at the University of Cambridge relating to children and childhood - from health to education, language to literacy, parents to playtime, risk to resilience.

Life Sciences - Nov 9
Life Sciences

Scientists have sequenced 15 ancient genomes spanning from Alaska to Patagonia and were able to track the movements of the first humans as they spread across the Americas at "astonishing" speed during the last Ice Age, and also how they interacted with each other in the following millennia.

Environment - Nov 7
Environment

Professor Tom Spencer from Cambridge's Department of Geography and Professor Gerd Masselink from the University of Plymouth say evidence suggests there should be far stricter controls on coastal developments.

Social Sciences - Nov 6
Social Sciences

Up to one billion children worldwide are estimated to be victims of violence. Now, an intended study of 12,000 children in eight cities worldwide wants to discover what it really means to be a child of the city today - the adversities, the vulnerabilities, the resilience.

Health - Nov 1
Health

A study in mice has shown that it may be possible to detect the early signs of atherosclerosis, which leads to blocked arteries, by looking at how cells in our blood vessels change their function.

Innovation - Oct 31
Innovation

The University of Cambridge is joining with Microsoft to help tackle the problem of 'brain drain' in AI and machine learning research.





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