Latest Cambridge University Stories

2008-12-04 22:25:35

A London woman who said her efforts to conceive have failed is seeking a specific brand of donor -- an Oxford or Cambridge University student. Sally Adams, who described herself as in her 50s, said she was unable to have a child even after undergoing a $30,000 in vitro fertilization treatment, The Daily Telegraph reported Thursday. She said she is seeking an egg donor, but only Oxford University or Cambridge University students and graduates need apply. Oxford is a very good possible...

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.

Word of the Day
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.