New study suggests climate change may be affecting animal body size

A new study finds treeshrews increase in size in warmer settings, contrary to established norms.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
yesterday ~3 min

Non-detection of key signal allows astronomers to determine what the first galaxies were – and weren’t – like

Researchers have been able to make some key determinations about the first galaxies to exist, in one of the first astrophysical studies of the period in the

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Nov. 28, 2022 ~7 min


Mussel survey reveals alarming degradation of River Thames ecosystem since the 1960s

Scientists replicated a 1964 River Thames survey and found that mussel numbers have declined by almost 95%, with one species – the depressed river mussel –

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Nov. 28, 2022 ~4 min

Blood thinning drug to treat recovery from severe COVID-19 is not effective

A drug used to reduce the risk of blood clots does not help patients recovering from moderate and severe COVID-19, despite this approach being offered to

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Nov. 28, 2022 ~5 min

Most young people’s well-being falls sharply in first years of secondary school

Research based on data from 11,000 students charted an across-the-board fall in well-being, regardless of circumstances, between ages 11 and 14.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Nov. 23, 2022 ~7 min

The future of aviation: how will we fly to COP in 2035?

In the week of COP27 people across the world have flown to Sharm El Sheikh to discuss action on climate change. Aviation is a crucial way to bring us together

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Nov. 18, 2022 ~3 min

Cambridge Dictionary names 'homer' Word of the Year 2022

Homer, an informal American English word for a home run in baseball, is Cambridge Dictionary’s Word of the Year 2022, thanks to Wordle.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Nov. 17, 2022 ~3 min

COP must reverse rising pessimism over building sector decarbonisation, new study argues

Social media engagement with climate policy events is vital to reducing building emissions and ensuring environmental justice, research led by Cambridge

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Nov. 17, 2022 ~8 min


Mums’ activity levels may depend on number and ages of children

Less than half of mums meet the recommended levels of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity – and mothers of younger children manage to do the least,

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Nov. 16, 2022 ~4 min

Synthetic biology meets medicine: ‘programmable molecular scissors’ could help fight COVID-19 infection

Cambridge scientists have used synthetic biology to create artificial enzymes programmed to target the genetic code of SARS-CoV-2 and destroy the virus, an

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Nov. 16, 2022 ~6 min

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