Rough grass, mud, rock, scree: fell running is an unforgiving pursuit. Richard Askwith explores its mysterious and enduring appeal.

New research shows that the whip-like appendages on many types of cells are able to synchronise their movements solely through interactions with the fluid that surrounds them.

In this article – originally published on CRIAViews, the blog of the Cambridge Review of International Affairs – Lucy Thirkell explores some of the reasons behind the tragic and seemingly endless cycle of conflict in Gaza.

The University asked four successful applicants to put themselves through another interview in order to create the latest in the University’s series of outreach films demystifying Cambridge admissions, teaching and student life.

A new technique which uses light like a needle to thread long chains of particles could help bring sci-fi concepts such as cloaking devices one step closer to reality.

The discovery of water vapour in the atmospheres of three exoplanets includes the most precise measurement of any chemical in a planet outside the solar system, and has major implications for planet formation and the search for water on Earth-like habitable exoplanets in future.

The age at which girls reach sexual maturity is influenced by ‘imprinted’ genes, a small sub-set of genes whose activity differs depending on which parent passes on that gene, according to new research published today in the journal Nature.

The Oxbridge Fiji Forum is the creation of two Oxbridge alumni who thought it would be fun to recreate a bit of their past in the environment of the South Pacific.

The relationships between art, science and society in the 1960s will be examined by Kettle’s Yard this Saturday.

Jesus College and Wesley House, the Methodist theological college on Jesus Lane, have today exchanged contracts on a major property transaction - the largest in Jesus College's history since its foundation in 1496.


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