Latest Cambridge University Stories

2011-07-06 05:15:00

One out of three people have felt “overwhelmed” by technology, according to an international study conducted by Cambridge University.

2011-06-03 09:50:00

Researchers are claiming that a new "superbug" of MRSA is infecting cattle in Britain due to an over-use of antibiotics by dairy farmers.

2011-03-16 08:25:00

In a rare public speaking appearance, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange told students at Cambridge University that he believed the Internet was "the greatest spying machine the world has ever seen".

2011-03-05 10:35:00

A new website that explains why humans have the same type of eye as an octopus has been launched by a team of scientists at Cambridge University.

2011-02-21 10:05:00

The contribution of Greenland to global sea level change and the mapping of previously unknown basins and mountains beneath the Antarctic Ice Sheet are highlighted in a new film released by Cambridge University this morning.

2011-02-10 08:05:00

Researchers from Cambridge University have successfully recorded fleas jumping, and in the process discovered exactly how the tiny insects leap so quickly and cover such great distances.

2011-01-24 10:15:00

Could dimming the sun change teleconnections in weather patterns as we know them?

2011-01-20 00:00:48

Former Porn Star Shelley Lubben to take center stage in debate with UK Porn Stars Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 18, 2011 Former Porn Star Shelley Lubben, whose recent book Truth Behind the Fantasy of Porn, is creating waves within the porn industry - has been invited to Cambridge University in the UK to debate the issue of pornography. The groundbreaking, X-rated debate will take place at Cambridge University’s historic Bridge Street debating hall where Lubben will debate the merits...

2011-01-13 08:45:00

Officials from the UK's Computer Conservation Society (CCS) have announced plans to create a working replica of the first fully operational stored program computer.

2010-12-20 08:26:00

KAIFENG, China, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Valves Technology, Inc.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.