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The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, has announced up to £100 million of public capital for an innovative children’s hospital for the east of England. This will be a new facility that is purpose-built to meet the needs of the region’s youngest patients, integrating mental and physical health and combining the highest quality services with world class science and research.

King’s marks the 100th anniversary of its A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols service with a special two-part album.

A new book is the first to encompass the vast history of how living things procreate, from the banks of the ancient Nile to the fertility clinics of today.
Crowd
Whether wielded by rock stars or politicians, charisma is the ultimate soft power. CAM explores the dark side of this most alluring – and potent – of qualities.
‘Anhedonia’ (the loss of pleasure) is one of the key symptoms of depression. An important component of this symptom is an inability to feel excitement in anticipation of events; however the brain mechanisms underlying this phenomenon are poorly understood.
As the COP24 climate summit begins in Poland, Hugh Hunt from Cambridge's Department of Engineering outlines just what it will take to limit global warming to 1.5°C, as outlined in the 2015 Paris Agreement.  
Petri dish
The first Petri dish was put into service in 1887. Today, this most humble of scientific instruments remains at the cutting edge of discovery. Read on to find out why. 

Coming from a neighbourhood where crime was high and access to higher education was poor, Alexandros Pamnani demonstrates the power of determination, which brought him to Cambridge and on to work for the European Investment Bank.

The Lost Words is a book by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris that summons the magic of nature to help children find, love and protect the natural world.
One hundred years ago, celebrations marking the end of the First World War were cut short by the onslaught of a devastating disease: the 1918-19 influenza pandemic.

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