University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge  
Life Sciences - Oct 15
Life Sciences
Surgeons could soon eavesdrop on a patient's brain activity during surgery to remove their brain tumour, helping improve the accuracy of the operation and reduce the risk of impairing brain function. There's been huge progress in brain imaging and electrophysiology - our understanding of the electricity within our bodies - so why not use this information to improve brain surgery? Yaara Erez Patients with low-grade gliomas in their brains - a slow-spreading, but potentially life-threatening tumour - will usually receive surgery to have the tumour removed.
Astronomy - Oct 15

Researchers have identified a young star with four Jupiter and Saturn-sized planets in orbit around it, the first time that so many massive planets have been detected in such a young system.

Innovation - Oct 12

Researchers from the Cambridge Graphene Centre, together with industrial and academic collaborators within the European Graphene Flagship project, showed that integrated graphene-based photonic devices offer a solution for the next generation of optical communications.

Life Sciences - Oct 10
Life Sciences

On World Mental Health Day we look at how understanding the wiring and rewiring of the adolescent brain is helping scientists pinpoint why young people are especially vulnerable to mental health problems - and why some are resilient.

Environment - Oct 10

Cambridge Conservation Initiative (CCI) last week unveiled a programme to restore priority landscapes across Europe.

Life Sciences - Oct 15
Life Sciences

Only a small proportion of cases of dementia are thought to be inherited - the cause of the vast majority is unknown.

Life Sciences - Oct 11
Life Sciences

A new easy-to-use legal tool that enables exchange of biological material between research institutes and companies launches today.

Business - Oct 10

Researchers have used a combination of location and transport data to predict the likelihood that a given retail business will succeed or fail.

Psychology - Oct 8

A pan-European network to tackle problematic internet usage officially launches today with the publication of its manifesto, setting out the important questions that need to be addressed by the research community.

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