Skeleton found near Cambridge evidence of first Christian burial in England
Violence rates can be halved in just 30 years, say leading experts
New evidence will be presented at the first Global Violence Reduction Conference in Cambridge this week which shows that homicide rates have been declining since the mid-1990s in many parts of the world - ...
Work begins on world's most powerful radio telescope
This week, work begins on the next phase of development for the Square Kilometre Array radio telescope, with the University of Cambridge leading major 'work packages'.
Facebook lets users showcase posts on other websites
Facebook on Wednesday began letting people share social network posts at blogs or other spots on the Internet.
Premiership referees more like to book foreign ethnic minority players
(Phys.org)—A major analysis of referee's decisions in the Premier League has shown that officials are around 15% more likely to book foreign players who are from the same background as the most sizable ethnic minority groups ...
The rise and fall of Kodak's moment
On a shelf in his office in Cambridge Judge Business School, Dr Kamal Munir keeps a Kodak Brownie 127. Manufactured in the 1950s, the small Bakelite camera is a powerful reminder of the rise and fall of a ...
From fins to limbs
Tonight Cambridge vertebrate palaeontologist Professor Jenny Clack is the subject of BBC Fours Beautiful Minds series. The programme looks at her contribution to our understanding of early tetrapods ...
'World searches' - most popular searches on Cambridge Dictionaries and the reasons behind them
Cambridge Dictionaries Online has published a list of the top words and phrases that got the world searching in 2011, with some surprising insights into their popularity.
GEN highlights emerging biotechnology clusters
Although Boston, San Francisco, San Diego, and Cambridge (U.K.) are always near the top of most biotechnology cluster lists, other areas around the world are starting to pop up on the life science radar screen, reports Genetic ...