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Have we detected dark energy? Cambridge scientists say it’s a possibility

September 17, 2021

The researchers say their study could be an important step toward the direct detection of dark energy.“Large-scale experiments like XENON1T have been designed to directly detect dark matter, by...

World first for AI and machine learning to treat COVID-19 patients worldwide

September 17, 2021

The technique, known as federated learning, used an algorithm to analyse chest x-rays and electronic health data from hospital patients with Covid symptoms.Published today in Nature Medicine, the study...

The energy researcher who wants to build better to consume less

September 17, 2021

As a result, she now advocates for building and energy policies that consider cultural differences and address the needs of women.Energy access in a developing country like Pakistan, where...

Changes to workplace cafeteria menus nudge workers to consume fewer calories

September 16, 2021

Unhealthy eating, including eating more calories than are needed, plays a major role in the increasing rates of obesity.The environments in which we live and work influence the types...

European lakes potential hotspots of microplastic pollution

September 16, 2021

A study published today in the journal PLOS Biology suggests that human activity and land use in areas surrounding lakes drive significant microplastic pollution in lake water.Researchers, led by...

Real-time drone intent monitoring could enable safer use of drones and prevent a repeat of 2018 Gatwick incident

September 15, 2021

This new predictive capability can enable automated decision-making and significantly reduce the workload on drone surveillance system operators by offering actionable information on potential threats to facilitate timely and proportionate...

‘Levelling up’ met with widespread scepticism across England, survey study suggests

September 15, 2021

More than half of people across England (53%) think the government’s ‘levelling up’ strategy will either make no difference locally or result in less money for their area, according to...

Ancient Greek ‘pop culture’

September 11, 2021

This allows it to slot into the rhythms of numerous pop and rock songs, such as Chuck Berry’s ‘Johnny B. Goode’.Whitmarsh says: “We’ve known for a long time that...

Four Cambridge researchers recognised in the 2022 Breakthrough Prizes

September 11, 2021

In addition, Professor Suchitra Sebastian, from the Cavendish Laboratory, and Professor Jack Thorne, from the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, have been recognised with the New Horizons Prize,...

Gut bacteria accumulate many common medications and may reduce their effectiveness

September 11, 2021

The human gut naturally contains communities of hundreds of different species of bacteria, which are important in health and disease, called the gut microbiome.In this study, the researchers grew...