The physical properties of ultra-white scales on a South East Asia beetle could be utilised to make whiter paper, plastics and paints according to Cambridge UK researchers.
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Varsity history is littered with tales of students horsing around. Now the thoroughbred brains from the Cambridge and Oxford stables really have the bit between their teeth. The latest university challenge will be on horseback.
Cambridge UK scientists and engineers have devised a new Trojan Horse solution to zap brain cancer cells with gold nanoparticles.
Cambridge University students in the UK piloting a fingerprint identification system for applications in global health, microfinance and fighting corruption have won £400,000 to commercialise the technology.
Cambridge UK speech recognition pioneer Professor Steve Young will be the 2015 recipient of the IEEE James L. Flanagan Speech and Audio Processing Award.
One of Cambridge academia’s favourite sons Sir Keith O’Nions – a British scientist and outgoing president and rector of Imperial College London – has been named as new chairman of Cambridge Enterprise, the commercialisation arm of the University of Cambridge.
Cambridge UK researchers have developed a powerful new tool to identify genetic changes in disease-causing bacteria that are responsible for antibiotic resistance.
Cambridge EdTech entrepreneur Ann Cotton rubbed shoulders with Michelle Obama, Laura Bush and other first ladies from around the world as the importance of educating young girls in Africa majored at a Washington summit.
The University of Bedfordshire has won immigration officials’ backing to resume recruitment of international students.
Drugs widely prescribed to the elderly could be causing a decline in cognitive and physical function according to research from the University of East Anglia (UEA) and the Regenstrief Institute at the Indiana University School of Medicine.
Sci-fi magic such as invisibility cloaks and allied cloaking devices may have moved closer to reality thanks to University of Cambridge technology.
Cambridge UK researchers have helped inspire the discovery of new vaccine targets that could boost the battle against malaria.
Technology clusters cannot afford to stand still in the most intensely competitive environment ever witnessed in the world of commerce.
Technology Strategy Board (TSB) chief executive, Iain Gray is the new Director of Aerospace at the University of Cranfield.
A group of MSc students at Cranfield University have undertaken a scoping study, sponsored by the Gas Safety Trust, which investigated the environmental and health impact of the increasing use of biomass fuel for the production of heat and electricity generation.
Minister for Life Sciences George Freeman today lit the touchpaper to a £26 million spending spree on globally influential new facilities at Norwich Research Park.
- TSB grants boost Audio Analytic research collaborations
- Cambridge duo in £30m advanced materials research drive
- TGAC announces new Director of Science
- Cannabis compound could slow tumour growth
- Cambridge University primary school design approved
- OU seeks new chief as Bean returns to Oz
- Dogs could ‘sniff out’ more cancers with new OU device
- Astronomers create 3D map of dusty Milky Way
- John Innes research could lead to drought tolerant plants
- Millions help Cambridge alumnus launch in US
- Cambridge wins £224k to probe rare autoimmune disease
- Cambridge academic sows seeds of bee bounce back
- Business survey will boost lending success
- Discovery of new CFCs concerns UEA scientists
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