Latest Cambridge University Stories

2008-11-21 17:12:05

A student magazine at Britain's Cambridge University has raised controversy by publishing a topless picture of a female undergraduate. Vivid Magazine, which has a distribution of more than 5,000 including students from all of the university's 31 colleges, printed the photo of the blond student, whose name was not printed, wearing only a black lacy thong and stockings while straddling the historic Clare College bridge, The Daily Telegraph reported Friday. The photograph is believed to mark the...

2008-11-13 10:45:00

Scientists from the universities of Leicester and Cambridge and from the British Geological Survey have published new research in the journal Geology this month (November) shedding new light on a 500-million year old mystery.

2008-11-03 08:10:00

Researchers from Cambridge University have pinpointed a sequence of DNA present in two-thirds of common tumors for the first time.

2008-10-24 12:25:00

Renowned cosmologist Stephen Hawking will retire from his prominent Cambridge University position at the end of the academic year in September, but plans to continue his study of space and time, the university said Friday.

2008-10-07 00:00:18

Physicist who proved the existence of the Fermi surface and was the first President of Clare Hall, Cambridge Brian Pippard was a distinguished physicist and university teacher, a talented classical pianist, a historian of science and an able administrator.

2008-10-04 09:00:06

By Craig Brown IT IS without doubt one of the hardest tests for any Christian's faith: to watch images of natural disasters on the scale of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 or the Asian tsunami that destroyed thousands of lives in 2004 occur, or to witness a friend or family member suffer a slow and painful death through a terminal illness, and still be sure that their God is, as the Bible asserts, a loving one.

2008-09-23 12:56:04

Chemical engineer Stephen Gerrard of Cambridge University has developed a nipple shield that disinfects milk from a HIV-positive breast-feeding mother.

2008-09-22 15:15:00

Professor Stephen Hawking unveiled a $1.85 million (£1m) clock called the "time eater" at Cambridge University.

2008-09-18 00:00:26

By Andy Sharman UNIVERSITIES A flagship scheme set up to raise teenage interest in mathematics will be lucky to solve the crisis affecting the subject at university level, says one leading academic.

2008-09-12 00:00:23

By Dominic Lawson BRITAIN HAS the best schools in the world.

Word of the Day
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.