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The University of Cambridge is a collegiate public research university in Cambridge, United Kingdom. Founded in 1209 and granted a Royal Charter by King Henry III in 1231, Cambridge is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world This author account is not officially owned by University of Cambridge. This author account is being used only for giving credits to the University.
Cambridge scientists reverse ageing process in rat brain stem cells

Cambridge scientists reverse ageing process in rat brain stem cells

The results, published today in Nature, have far-reaching implications for how we understand the ageing process, and how we might develop much-needed treatments for age-related brain...
Machine learning to help develop self-healing robots that ‘feel pain’

Machine learning to help develop self-healing robots that ‘feel pain’

The goal of the €3 million Self-healing soft robot (SHERO) project, funded by the European Commission, is to create a next-generation robot made from...
The curious tale of the cancer ‘parasite’ that sailed the seas

The curious tale of the cancer ‘parasite’ that sailed the seas

‘Canine transmissible venereal tumour’ is a cancer that spreads between dogs through the transfer of living cancer cells, primarily during mating. The disease usually...
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Robot uses machine learning to harvest lettuce

The ‘Vegebot’, developed by a team at the University of Cambridge, was initially trained to recognize and harvest iceberg lettuce in a lab setting....
Graphene goes to space

Graphene goes to space

The Materials Science Experiment Rocket (MASER) 14 was launched from the European Space Centre in Esrange, Sweden, in collaboration with the European Space Agency...
The two 31,000-year-old milk teeth

DNA from 31,000-year-old milk teeth leads to discovery of new group of ancient Siberians

The finding was part of a wider study which also discovered 10,000-year-old human remains in another site in Siberia are genetically related to Native...
industries using non-profit organisations

Food and drinks industry uses non-profit organisation to campaign against public health policies, study...

The study, published today in the journal Globalization and Health, analysed over 17,000 pages of emails obtained through Freedom of Information requests made between 2015 and...
Alzheimer's detection by virtual reality

Virtual reality can spot navigation problems in early Alzheimer’s disease

Virtual reality (VR) can identify early Alzheimer’s disease more accurately than ‘gold standard’ cognitive tests currently in use, suggests new research from the University...