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Secret to treating ‘Achilles’ heel’ of alternatives to silicon solar panels...

The researchers used a combination of techniques to mimic the process of aging under sunlight and observe changes in the materials at the nanoscale, helping them gain new insights into the materials,...

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Queen's Birthday Honours 2022

Leaders in fields from chemistry to cancer research and computing are among the Cambridge academics recognised today.

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‘Fruitcake’ structure observed in organic polymers

The field of organic electronics has benefited from the discovery of new semiconducting polymers with molecular backbones that are resilient to twists and bends, meaning they can transport charge even...

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No signs (yet) of life on Venus

Researchers from the University of Cambridge used a combination of biochemistry and atmospheric chemistry to test the ‘life in the clouds’ hypothesis, which astronomers have speculated about for...

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Professor Suchitra Sebastian to receive the Schmidt Science Polymaths Award

Professor Suchitra Sebastian from Cambridge’s Cavendish Laboratory has been awarded the Schmidt Science Polymaths award. Schmidt Futures, a philanthropic initiative founded by Eric and Wendy Schmidt,...

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Flip the switch: tech used in over 35 million phones

How tiny vibrations in minute metal structures – and a little bit of luck – helped make mobile phones faster and more efficient.

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Astronomers develop novel way to ‘see’ first stars through fog of early Universe

The researchers, led by the University of Cambridge, have developed a methodology that will allow them to observe and study the first stars through the clouds of hydrogen that filled the Universe...

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AI tackles the challenge of materials structure prediction

The researchers, from Cambridge and Linkoping Universities, have designed a way to predict the structure of materials given its constitutive elements. The results are reported in the journal Science...

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Machine learning algorithm predicts how to get the most out of electric...

The researchers, from the University of Cambridge, say their algorithm could help drivers, manufacturers and businesses get the most out of the batteries that power electric vehicles by suggesting...

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Applications open for STEM SMART 2023 - Cambridge University's pioneering...

17-month course offers state school sixth formers enhanced learning and encouragement from Cambridge academics and students.

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