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Colour-changing magnifying glass gives clear view of infrared light

By trapping light into tiny crevices of gold, researchers have coaxed molecules to convert invisible infrared into visible light, creating new low-cost detectors for sensing.

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Interactive tool helps you decide how to protect yourself and others from COVID-19

Is it risky to sing in a choir? What are the risks of eating in a small restaurant? How much difference does it make to open windows or clean surfaces? New interactive tool helps people make decisions on COVID-19.

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Miniature grinding mill closes in on the details of ‘green’ chemical reactions

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have developed a new approach for observing mechanochemical reactions — where simple ingredients are ground up to make new chemical compounds and materials that can be used in anything from the pharmaceutical to the metallurgical, cement and mineral industries.

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‘Transformational’ approach to machine learning could accelerate search for new disease treatments

Researchers have developed a new approach to machine learning that ‘learns how to learn’ and out-performs current machine learning methods for drug design, which in turn could accelerate the search for new disease treatments.

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Collaboration could enable cancer patients to get faster and more personalised treatment

GE Healthcare, the University of Cambridge and Cambridge University Hospitals have agreed to collaborate on developing an application aiming to improve cancer care, with Cambridge providing clinical expertise and data to support GE Healthcare’s development and evaluation of an AI-enhanced application that integrates cancer...

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Get In Cambridge widening participation campaign wins digital excellence awards

The University’s Get In Cambridge social media campaign has won prizes in two international digital excellence awards.

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Remembering the tragedy at Fishmongers' Hall

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‘Super jelly’ can survive being run over by a car

Researchers have developed a jelly-like material that can withstand the equivalent of an elephant standing on it, and completely recover to its original shape, even though it’s 80% water.

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For the brain, context is key to new theory of movement and memory

Mathematical model could help in physical therapy and shed light on learning more generally.

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Cambridge to tackle barriers to postgraduate education

The University of Cambridge, which has a long-established widening participation programme for undergraduate students, is now turning its attention to addressing inequalities that exist across the postgraduate higher education sector.

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